What does YYZ mean Rush?
An instrumental interlude named for Rush’s local airport, Toronto’s Pearson International, which is represented by the code YYZ, hence the use of the title in morse code (sort of) as a motif throughout the song.
What does YYZ stand for in airport code?
YZ was the code for the station in Malton, Ontario, where Pearson Airport is located and hence the IATA code for Pearson Airport is YYZ. The telegraph station in Toronto itself was coded TZ, which is why Toronto’s smaller City Centre Airport is coded YTZ.
What is the time signature of the song Y-Y-Z?
The song’s introduction, played in a time signature of 10/8 (not 5/4 as the eighth note clearly is receiving the beat, not the quarter note), repeatedly renders the letters “Y-Y-Z” in Morse Code using various musical arrangements. – . – – – . – –