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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 previewTravelling Man: A Critical Guide (2015)

by Rodney Marshall

Former Drugs Squad detective and prisoner Alan Lomax is a fascinatingly flawed protagonist, but it is the setting of the canals and inland waterways of Britain which provides the unique charm of Travelling Man, offering the perfect backdrop for Lomax's nomadic quests. The canals also dictate the show's leisured pace. Avengers expert Rodney Marshall offers a critical guide to all thirteen episodes, exploring the scripts, direction, characterisation, acting and music. "One thing about ...

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 Radio 3-Volume Set (2004)

by Christopher H. Sterling

Alan Lomax, John's son, also produced a 1941program withthe Library ofCongress about people displaced by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Alan Lomax ...

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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