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9-16 Rhythm

A rhythm article



Do not confuse this faster, 9/16 rhythm, accented as 1-2, 1-2, 1-2, 1-2,3, with the slower, 9/8 rhythm, accented 1-2, 1-2, 1-2, 1,2-3. Examples of the faster occur below. Examples of the slower occur at another web page: 9/8.

Creation theories


A listing of faster, 9/16 dances

Daichovo Horo: Stojan Djudjev, Balgarska Narodna Horeografija, Sofia, 1945, p. 262

Chifte Sofyan: a very fast Turkish 9/8 meter