Origin of syncopation
Examples from the Web for syncopation
Historical Examples of syncopation
And over all the American jazz music boomed and whanged its syncopation.Gigolo
One may do worse than compare it with the Syrian syncopation of and ' in Bion's Adonis.Instigations
His heart beat with syncopation when he rose at the first note of music.What Will People Say?
Are you in favour of the establishment of a Ministry for the Control of Syncopation?
The result is an effect of syncopation which is peculiarly forceful.How to Listen to Music, 7th ed.
Henry Edward Krehbiel
1530s, "contraction of a word by omission of middle sounds," from Medieval Latin syncopationem (nominative syncopatio) "a shortening or contraction," from syncopare "to shorten," also "to faint away, to swoon," from Late Latin syncope (see syncope). Musical sense is attested from 1590s.