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By Simha Arom,Gyorgy Ligeti,Martin Thom,Barbara Tuckett,Raymond Boyd

during this specified research Simha Arom takes a brand new and unique method of the certainty of the advanced and complex styles of polyphony and polyrhythm that characterise African tune. contemplating specifically the harp, sanza, xylophone and percussion song of vital Africa, Simha Arom develops a rigorous process for the research of the track and for the recording and decoding of the various strands of polyphony and polyrhythm. via a scientific breakdown of the various layers of it seems that improvised rhythm he finds the basic constitution which underlies this wealthy and intricate song. encouraged additionally via linguistic suggestions, Professor Arom regards the track a great deal as a grammatical system.

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