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- Subject: Re: syncopation
- From: Roderick Affleck <affleck\!/ug.cs.dal.ca>
- Date: Tue, 19 Mar 1996 13:33:27 -0400
> > > Glad you had a nice time. Syncopation is when the notes don't
> > actually, syncopation is when the accent falls on normally weak beats...
> Maybe I am wrong in saying this, maybe I am not, but it seems like people
> are trying to one up each other, and to a person who reads these
> postings, this seems a little inane and childish. The fact is that Jon
Exactly. And besides, syncopation is not "when" anything. You guys
gotta learn how to properly define things :)
You might consider saying "syncopation refers to a rhythm in which the
notes...." or "syncopation OCCURS when..."
One up-ing everybody,