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Rolling soughameter is the meter of a series of musical measures which sway in tempo, back and forth between three similar tempos. The most common form moves from 3/4 to 4/4 to 5/4 to 4/4 and back again. Each set of measures at a given tempo can be as short as a single measure and as long as four measures. It is common for a piece to sough briefly in one-measure sets.

This has been used as the meter of passionate distraction, moseying, and parasailing. This is not to be confused with the mysterious but poetic tribrach.

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