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The Free Rhythms of Biblical Hebrew Poetry

F. W. Dobbs-Allsopp

in On Biblical Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199766901
eISBN:
9780190240141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766901.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Until quite recently the search for the meter presumed to underlie and inform the poetry of the Bible has been a constant preoccupation of scholars. However, the simple fact is that biblical verse is ... More


North Indian rhythmic organization in cross-cultural perspective

Martin Clayton

in Time in Indian Music: Rhythm, Metre, and Form in North Indian Rag Performance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195339680
eISBN:
9780199851935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339680.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter returns to general issues, drawing on observations from the study of rāg music which may shed light on general problems of musical time. It considers two interconnected issues. The first ... More


Formative Processes of Durational Projection in “Free Rhythm” World Music

John Roeder

in Thought and Play in Musical Rhythm

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190841485
eISBN:
9780190841522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841485.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Recent theories of meter have been enriched by consideration of the time cycles and nonisochronous beats found in many musical cultures. However, these theories do not apply to music in which pulse ... More


“Rhythm,” “Beat,” and “Freedom” in South Asian Musical Traditions

Richard K. Wolf

in Thought and Play in Musical Rhythm

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190841485
eISBN:
9780190841522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841485.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter argues that a family of common rhythmic conceptions underlies many of the musical traditions of South Asia despite sometimes dramatic regional differences in language, culture, and ... More


Flow and Free Rhythm in Talib Kweli

Mitchell Ohriner

in Flow: The Rhythmic Voice in Rap Music

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190670412
eISBN:
9780190670443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670412.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

Throughout his career, Talib Kweli has been called an “off-beat rapper.” Despite that highly derogatory comment, this chapter connects Kweli’s non-alignment with the underlying beat to earlier ... More


Introduction: Biblical Poetry beyond Parallelism

F. W. Dobbs-Allsopp

in On Biblical Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199766901
eISBN:
9780190240141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766901.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

A brief introduction to the volume as a whole that situates itself explicitly in terms of Robert Lowth’s field-founding Lectures on the Sacred Poetry of the Hebrews and makes a bid to reclaim the ... More


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