9781466512023

The Geometry of Musical Rhythm: What Makes a "Good" Rhythm Good?

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  • ISBN13:

    9781466512023

  • ISBN10:

    1466512024

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1/11/2013
  • Publisher: Chapman & Hall
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Summary

This book helps readers understand the general structure and evolution of musical rhythm. It focuses on a particular rhythm called the clave son, which is heard in music around the world and is best known in salsa dance music. Suitable for a wide audience, from musicians and composers to computer scientists and mathematicians, the book provides a visual geometric explanation of how this particular rhythm became the most popular rhythm in the world.

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