The Rhythm in African Music - Herman Rechberger

The Rhythm in African Music

By Herman Rechberger

  • Release Date: 2018-02-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Size: 102.82 MB

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The Rhythm in African Music is a compendium like no other to the rhythmic diversity of African music. The book contains 495 pages and 360 audio tracks (fetched from an outside server). Numerous traditional instruments are explored and explained, hundreds of different rhythmic patterns are showcased in word, notation samples and other examples in mnemotic notation. A glossary of terms, a catalogue of instruments and geographical information about different African-originated rhythm patterns. See the screenshot of the TOC and foreword for more!

This compendium is an invaluable resource to all drum circles, percussion groups, individual musicians, composers, arrangers, musicologists and everyone interested in the huge diversity of African music, including the Caribbean music as an offspring of African music. 

Herman Rechberger is a Finnish composer and musician of Austrian origin, currently making his home in Greece. His current interest is the Byzantine music and its notation as well as the traditional music from all over Greece.