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Preliminary thoughts toward the study of music without clear beat: the example of 'flowing rhythm' in Jewish nusah

Attempts to conceptualize and illustrate the problem of rhythmic structures without a clear beat, that is, structures which are commonly called free or flowing rhythm. A theoretical framework is proposed for the analysis and transcription of such music.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Spring-Summer 1993

The Musical Realization of Biblical cantilation symbols (teamim) in the Jewish Yemenite Tradition

The article deals with the Torah reading of the Yemenites Jews of San'a and examines the structure and function of six teamim melodies used in the prayers (Torah Reading), when learning the Torah and by children in the Heder.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books