x tied to one sixteenth note,
one dotted eighth note
¼ of a beat,
¾ of a beat
This figure and the following one comprise secondary sixteenth note syncopations, that is, with no support from the beat.
A figure like this one, containing only one long note on the second sixteenth note, has long been unpopular.
It was one of the two last figures to be accepted at the end of the rhythm revolution of the 1975-85 period.
A: Start by doing this rhythm, using the syllable "Ta".
B: Transform the first, third and fourth "Ta" into a "Tu".
C: Eliminate the "Tu".
Press the "Play" button on any of the three players below to hear this exercise performed: •Slowly •At medium speed •Fast
This exercise is written two different ways.
The first line uses ties and the second uses rests.