The Clave Matrix: Afro-Cuban Rhythm : Its Principles and African Origins

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Bembe Books, 2009 - Claves - 304 pages
A Spanish word meaning `code, ' or `key, ' as in the key to a mystery or puzzle. Also `keystone, ' the wedge-shaped stone in the center of an arch that ties all the stones together. Clave is the key pattern that both binds and decodes the rhythmic structure of Afro-Cuban music. Matrix

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