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Alan Lomax

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Google previewThe Geometry of Musical Rhythm (2016)

What Makes a "Good" Rhythm Good? by Godfried T. Toussaint

the folklorist Alan Lomax refers to pulsations as “one beat” rhythms.§ In this book, pulsations are considered to be bonafide members of the family of rhythms. The human brain would quickly tire of a monotonous sequence of isochronous sounds. Indeed, music psychologists discovered more than a hundred years ago that if a human subject in a laboratory setting is presented with a sequence of identically sounding evenly spaced ticks such as tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, ..., the mind, ...

Google previewBlack Theatre (2002)

Ritual Performance in the African Diaspora by Victor Leo Walker

The vast majority of black Africans in the Diaspora share experiences of what folk - lorist, scholar, and cultural historian Alan Lomax refers to as the "the African style of collective creation" rooted in the performative rituals and ceremonies of the community.2 The communal spirit animates the full spectrum of these rituals and performances, including black Baptist church ceremonies, rhythm & blues music, and the black arts movement in the United States; canboulay rituals and calypso ...

Google previewCelebrating Latino Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions [3 volumes] (2012)

An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions by Maria Herrera-Sobek

The American folklorist and ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax established a seventyyear-long career collecting folk songs ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Blues (2005)

by Edward Komara

Lofton, "Cripple" Clarence Logan, John "Juke" Lomax, Alan Lomax, John Avery Lonesome Sundown Long, James Baxter "J. B." Lornell, Christopher "Kip" Louis, Joe Hill Louisiana Red Love, Clayton Love, Coy "Hot Shot" Love, Preston Love, Willie Lowe, Sammy Lowery, Robert "Bob" Lowry, Peter B. "Pete" Lucas, William "Lazy Bill" Lusk, "Professor" ...

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