Counter-rhythms, syncopation, cross-rhythms
, all kinds of movement she found to choreograph that was inherent in the song.
He is, like most good choreographers, extraordinarily prolific, and in some lesser works he seemed to be tied down to the metric measure of the music, eschewing the finer possibilities of dance rubato and even internal cross-rhythms
Why not join in the fun making musical instruments from recycled materials, experimenting with sounds and decorating instruments, learning basic and cross-rhythms
and taking part in a group performance?
2] He identified cross-rhythms
with the overtone series, a concept borrowed from his one-time teacher, Henry Cowell.
37) to the dancing syncopations of `Ein heiBer Durst' or the triplet/dotted-duplet cross-rhythms
of the aria `Aus Gnaden stellt sich Jesus off', both from no.
It is an incredible development, the use of computerized electronic instruments to create polyrhythms - and not just simple backbeats, but complex cross-rhythms
of "found" (sampled) and "created" (programmed) sounds, creatively patched together like an aural quilt of musical scraps turned into a magic carpet of head-bopping motion.
His songs, which usually ride slogan like lyrics over a densely woven web of cross-rhythms
, have titles like "Beasts of No Nation" (which deals with the way various governments abet South African repression) and "Just Like That" (a sneeringly witty list of Nigeria's current shortcomings).
The Coull String Quartet will engage in Joe's composition Ping, creating intricate cross-rhythms
between table tennis players, string quartet and soundtrack.
Her touch is as evident in the perfectly choreographed cross-rhythms
of five people squabbling over a Chinese dinner as it is in her handling of the complex and perilously knotted family ties.
The result is unashamedly folksy, but with distinctive indigenous Mersey cross-rhythms
Ligatures can indicate a concern for rhythmic groupings and cross-rhythms
or text grouping.
The ballet itself with all its cross-rhythms
and formal intricacies is a subtler, and I feel more satisfying, evocation of Petipa grandeur than Balanchine's Theme and Variations.