Change in Rhythmic Motive in The God That Failed

In addition to the melodic characteristics, the main riff from “The God That Failed” undergoes variations according to the rhythm.  In the main riff, the common rhythmic motive is a three-note pattern—two sixteenth notes followed by an eighth.  The note that follows this motive varies, e.g. quarter notes in the first measure and pairs of eighth notes in the second measure.


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