Thought and play in musical rhythm

Through the analysis and comparison of diverse repertoires, performance practices, and theories, 'Thought and Play in Musical Rhythm' responds to the critical need for developing richer ways of describing rhythm in all its complexity. Focusing on tensions between the general and the cultur...

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Other Authors: Wolf, Richard K., 1962- (Editor), Blum, Stephen, 1942- (Editor), Hasty, Christopher, 1947- (Editor)
Language:English
Series:Oxford scholarship online.
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Online Access:Link to e-book
Summary:Through the analysis and comparison of diverse repertoires, performance practices, and theories, 'Thought and Play in Musical Rhythm' responds to the critical need for developing richer ways of describing rhythm in all its complexity. Focusing on tensions between the general and the culturally specific, the book considers musics from Africa and Asia, as well as jazz, popular music, and 'new music' of the late 20th century.
Item Description:Due to be issued in print: 2020.
Physical Description:1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
Audience:Specialized.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019.
ISBN:9780190841522 (ebook)