This figure compared to the master figure
One short, one long, one short
Usage of this figure
Here is another figure that appeared, in popular culture, in the twentieth century, but mostly during the rhythmic revolution of the 1970s.
It is almost totally absent in classical music.
With its long note on the second sixteenth note, here is one more musical anapaest.
It was considered as an upside-down rhythm until very recently.
Eighth note and sixteenth note syncopations
This figure, along with the one in exercise 4-5, comprise sixteenth note syncopations.
These syncopations are comparable with the eighth note ones we've seen (in exercises 2-4 and 2-5), except that they go twice faster.
Eighth note syncopations (left) and their sixteenth note counterparts
How to perform
A: Start by doing this rhythm, using the syllable "Ta".
B: Transform the third "Ta" into a "Tu".
C: Eliminate the "Tu".
Tempo 70 bpm
Tempo 90 bpm
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