noun, plural rhyta
[rahy-tuh] /ˈraɪ tə/ (Show IPA)
an ancient Greek drinking horn, made of pottery or metal, having a base in the form of the head of a woman or animal.
noun (pl) -ta (-tə)
(in ancient Greece) a horn-shaped drinking vessel with a hole in the pointed end through which to drink
noun 1. movement or procedure with uniform or patterned recurrence of a beat, accent, or the like. 2. Music. the pattern of regular or irregular pulses caused in music by the occurrence of strong and weak melodic and harmonic beats. a particular form of this: duple rhythm; triple rhythm. 3. measured movement, as in dancing. […]
[rith -uh m-uh n-blooz] /ˈrɪð əm ənˈbluz/ noun 1. a folk-based but urbanized form of black popular music that is marked by strong, repetitious rhythms and simple melodies and was developed, in a commercialized form, into rock-‘n’-roll.
noun 1. a collection of simple percussion instruments used especially with piano accompaniment to teach musical rhythm.
- Rhythm guitar
noun a style of guitar playing in popular music consisting of the chord sequences over which a song or melody is sung