The simplest non-isochronous Euclidean rhythm that fits into a power of 2, the domain of ubiquitous "common time" and strictly duple rhythmic divisions of Western classical theory. It is the general rhythmic framework of the Renaissance-era pavane, and at high speeds it is the familiar "gallop" rhythm of rock and heavy metal.
Numerical Breakdown Edit
1 group of 2
2 groups of 1
Whole Rhythm Maximum IOI: 450ms (2.
Largest Cell Maximum IOI: 900ms (1.
1nps, 66. 6BPM)
Basic Rotations Edit
A standard modification (altering one cell by a step) is equivalent to a rotation. No permutation is distinct from a modification either.
Rotation 1 Edit
"Jacky" by Scott Walker
"Barracuda" by Heart
Rotation 2 Edit
"Raining Blood" by Slayer (section starting 0:43)
Rotation 3 Edit
"Freya" by The Sword (chorus + breakdown section at 2:47)