This figure compared to the master figure
Usage of this figure
This figure is seldom used.
If ternary rhythm represents 4% of all music, it is present in less than 10% of it.
This is strange, since it is a primary ternary figure.
Your chances of meeting it increase as the tempo decreases.
An anapaest is a literary term indicating some imbalance.
The end of a word or phrase being stronger that its beginning.
This figure is a musical anapaest, because its longest note is placed on the weakest position of the beat.
The historical lack of interest for it attests this reality.
How to perform
•A: Start by doing this rhythm, using the syllable "Ta".
•B: Remove the "T" from the third "Ta" of each beat.
•C: Hold the second "Ta" of each beat.
Tempo 80 bpm
Tempo 110 bpm
Tempo 140 bpm