Illustration of meter
The number of pulses between the more or less regularly recurring accents
Meyer, 1960). Most authors define meter similarly, as somehow
dependent upon (and perhaps contributing to) patterns of accent.
(1956), however, views meter as a
series of "waves" that carry the listener continuously from one
beat to the next. For him, they result not from accentual patterns but
simply and naturally from the constant demarcation of equal time