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The Resource African polyphony and polyrhythm: musical structure and methodology

African polyphony and polyrhythm: musical structure and methodology

Label
African polyphony and polyrhythm: musical structure and methodology
Title
African polyphony and polyrhythm: musical structure and methodology
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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Arom, Simha
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Music
  • Counterpoint
  • Musical meter and rhythm
Label
African polyphony and polyrhythm: musical structure and methodology
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 660-668)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine derived contents note: List of illustrations -- Foreword Gyorgy Ligeti -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Map -- Book I. The Musis of the Central African Republic: 1. General introduction -- 2. The general features of traditional music -- 3. Typology -- Book II. African Polyphonic Music: Introduction -- 1. A classification of African polyphonies -- 2. Previous studies: the present state of the subject -- Book III. Technical Tools: Methods of Recording Polyphonic Music For Transcription: 1. The need for transcription -- 2. The difficulties of transcription -- 3. Earlier methods -- 4. Towards a new method -- 5. Theoretical assumptions -- 6. Technical equipment: description and use -- 7. From recording to transcription -- 8. Checking the results -- 9. Potentialities -- 10. Anthropological acceptability -- Book IV. Theoretical Tools: 1. The notion of relevance -- 2. Description and analysis -- 3. The question of transcription -- Book V. The Organisation of Time In African Music: 1. A brief survey of Western rhythmics -- 2. Towards precise terminology -- 3. African rhythmics -- Book VI. Structural Principles And Their Applications: 1. Typology -- 2. Analytical notions -- 3. Strict polyrhythmics -- 4. Polyrhythmics as a way to polyphony: Hocket -- 5. Polyphony produced by melodic instruments -- 6. The association of polyphony and polyrhythmics -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Discography -- Index
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxviii, 668 pages
Isbn
9780521241601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
African polyphony and polyrhythm: musical structure and methodology
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 660-668)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine derived contents note: List of illustrations -- Foreword Gyorgy Ligeti -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Map -- Book I. The Musis of the Central African Republic: 1. General introduction -- 2. The general features of traditional music -- 3. Typology -- Book II. African Polyphonic Music: Introduction -- 1. A classification of African polyphonies -- 2. Previous studies: the present state of the subject -- Book III. Technical Tools: Methods of Recording Polyphonic Music For Transcription: 1. The need for transcription -- 2. The difficulties of transcription -- 3. Earlier methods -- 4. Towards a new method -- 5. Theoretical assumptions -- 6. Technical equipment: description and use -- 7. From recording to transcription -- 8. Checking the results -- 9. Potentialities -- 10. Anthropological acceptability -- Book IV. Theoretical Tools: 1. The notion of relevance -- 2. Description and analysis -- 3. The question of transcription -- Book V. The Organisation of Time In African Music: 1. A brief survey of Western rhythmics -- 2. Towards precise terminology -- 3. African rhythmics -- Book VI. Structural Principles And Their Applications: 1. Typology -- 2. Analytical notions -- 3. Strict polyrhythmics -- 4. Polyrhythmics as a way to polyphony: Hocket -- 5. Polyphony produced by melodic instruments -- 6. The association of polyphony and polyrhythmics -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Discography -- Index
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxviii, 668 pages
Isbn
9780521241601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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