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The cinquillo is a syncopated rhythm found in a number of Afro-Latin musical styles. It is present in the Cuban habanera and danzón, and in the Argentine tango. It is, with polyrhythms, a characteristic African influence on Latin music.

  • Cincillo
  • Habanera
Tresillo divisive
Tresillo, a related rhythm

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