Ready to tick off a bucket list item? Tickets for Rhythmic Elements of the World are now available! This workshop makes you understand every essential concept & device of rhythm you've ever heard in international music. Percussion instruments will be provided, but feel free to bring your own if you want.
When: Mon 4th - Fri 8th July, 18:30-20:30 BST
Where: RB01 at SOAS
Level: intermediate/experienced players of any instrument
In this workshop, we explore rhythm as a compositional tool inspired by world music styles: timeline, layering, polyrhythms, cross rhythms, moving bass, and more. Improve your sense of rhythm and structure, apply the patterns in your own instrument, or use these ideas as a tool in composition and teaching.
Some examples of what we will be covering:
🌍 rhythmic compositions, shapes and phrases in South Indian music
🌏 long rhythmic cycles from Ottoman music
🌎 multi-layered grooves from Brazil & Morocco
🌏 how to play Sandansko Horo in 22/8
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