Simha Arom,Gyorgy Ligeti,Martin Thom,Barbara Tuckett,Raymond's African Polyphony and Polyrhythm: Musical Structure and PDF

By Simha Arom,Gyorgy Ligeti,Martin Thom,Barbara Tuckett,Raymond Boyd

ISBN-10: 052124160X

ISBN-13: 9780521241601

ISBN-10: 0521616018

ISBN-13: 9780521616010

during this distinct examine Simha Arom takes a brand new and unique method of the certainty of the complicated and complicated styles of polyphony and polyrhythm that characterise African song. contemplating specifically the harp, sanza, xylophone and percussion tune of principal Africa, Simha Arom develops a rigorous process for the research of the song and for the recording and decoding of the numerous strands of polyphony and polyrhythm. via a scientific breakdown of the numerous layers of it appears improvised rhythm he unearths the fundamental constitution which underlies this wealthy and complicated tune. encouraged additionally via linguistic concepts, Professor Arom regards the tune a great deal as a grammatical system.

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