Sunday, August 30, 2015

What does Anacrusis Mean?

What is this word and what does it mean for Musicians?  Here's a very good link to a website that will give you the full explanation...

Here's the short version...It's the Upbeat....  And not to be too outrageous at this point...you can find many 'UPBEAT' music products at my store....Thanks for reading and Following along.

anacrusis

[an-uh-kroo-sis] 
 
nounplural anacruses 
 [an-uh-kroo-seez] (Show IPA)
1.
Prosody. an unstressed syllable or syllable group that begins a line ofverse but is not counted as part of the first foot.
2.
Music. the note or notes preceding a downbeat; upbeat.



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