Alan Dodson, "Performance and Hypermetric Transformation"

Example 12. Walterís hypermetric joke.  (a) Gullible listenerís preliminary interpretation, as of m. 19, (b) Revised interpretation, after 20.1 is heard, (c) Regularized version

Audio: Mozart/Walter, mm. 1-22 [Modem] [Broadband]

      1.1   2.1   3.1   4.1   5.1   6.1   7.1   8.1   9.1   10.1   11.1   12.1   13.1   14.1   15.1   16.1   17.1   18.1   19.1   20.1
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      1.1   2.1   3.1   4.1   5.1   6.1   7.1   8.1   9.1   10.1   11.1   12.1   13.1   14.1   15.1   16.1   18.1   19.1   20.1
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