The music begins with sustained chords under an expressive vocal line before changing quietly to moving patterns that float on polyrhythms
At the same time, I wanted to try combining accelerations and retardations in my rhythmic vocabulary, in order to produce a constantly hurrying and slowing down kind of tempo, rather than the polyrhythms
of most of my previous music.
formed a jubilant spine to the euphoric melody, making it a standout.
With its driving, complex polyrhythms
, soaring melodies and spiritual depth, African music [ETH] either from Africa or from various points in the African diaspora [ETH] has led musical movements for a century.
The conductor also demonstrated an adept grasp of Bartok's complex polyrhythms
- but everything was oversmooth.
The challenges of those polyrhythms
help a dancer in learning how to move through space," he observes, adding that tap can even help with ballet because of the quick rhythmic steps in the legs, ankles, and lower body.
Williams played on classic albums such as Miles Smiles (1967), Miles in the Sky (1968) and In a Silent Way (1969), and was described in Davis' autobiography as "the centre that the group's sound revolved around" with his inventive polyrhythms
and a modal approach that helped create a fusion of jazz and rock.
The four musicians come from wildly different musical places, from the experimental polyrhythms
of Stravinsky to the more prosaic and predictable punk.
Dhakis are the most incredibly talented percussionists, able to pull off mind-boggling polyrhythms
and syncopations, blending an awesome variety of beats and rhythms, and coaxing subtle, nuanced tonalities from their drums.
While each song has a distinctive Spanish tone, the band uses fiery reggae-Latin-grunge polyrhythms
with contrastingly cool, dynamic vocals different from traditional Rumba music.
She arranges her diverse materials into elaborate polyrhythms
whose accents change the very moment you find the groove.
emerge from the quilt of simple patterns, and a terraced, descending melody appears that I found myself humming on the way out of the hall.