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example 5-4. Rumanian Christmas Carol, from Bela Bartok, Die Melodien der rumanischen Colinde (Wien: Universal Edition, 1935), p. 68. Re­printed by permission of Boosey and Hawkes, Inc., New York, and Uni­versal Edition, Ltd., London. Copyright 1918 by Universal Edition, Renewed 1945. Copyright and renewal assigned to Boosey and Hawkes, Inc., for U.S.A.
dicate the length of the beat, as it would In most Western European music, because the beat is not of the same length but varies, depend­ing on its position in the measure.

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