African Polyphony and Polyrhythm: Musical Structure and Methodology

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Cambridge University Press, 1991 - Music - 668 pages
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Contents

The general features of traditional music
6
Typology
16
Introduction
33
the present state of the subject
45
The need for transcription
94
Towards a new method
103
From recording to transcription
113
Anthropological validity
117
A brief survey of Western rhythmics
179
Towards a precise terminology
200
African rhythmics
206
Typology
215
Strict polyrhythmics
229
Hocket
307
Polyphony produced by melodic instruments
505
The association of polyphony and polyrhythmics
619

The notion of relevance
137
Description and analysis
157
Conclusion
655
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