Groove: A Phenomenology of Rhythmic Nuance by Tiger C. Roholt

By Tiger C. Roholt

Written through an skilled drummer and thinker, Groove is a brilliant and interesting examine of 1 of music's so much valuable and comparatively unexplored points. Tiger C. Roholt explains why grooves, that are solid in music's rhythmic nuances, stay hidden to a few listeners. He argues that grooves are usually not graspable throughout the mind nor via mere listening; quite, grooves are disclosed via our physically engagement with tune. We snatch a groove physically through relocating with music's pulsations. by way of invoking the French thinker Maurice Merleau-Ponty's thought of "motor intentionality," Roholt exhibits that the "feel" of a groove, and the certainty of it, are facets of a coin: to "get" a groove simply is to appreciate it physically and to consider that embodied comprehension.

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Groove: A Phenomenology of Rhythmic Nuance

Written through an skilled drummer and thinker, Groove is a bright and intriguing learn of 1 of music's so much important and comparatively unexplored features. Tiger C. Roholt explains why grooves, that are solid in music's rhythmic nuances, stay hidden to a couple listeners. He argues that grooves usually are not graspable throughout the mind nor via mere listening; particularly, grooves are disclosed via our physically engagement with track.

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Regarding groove specifically, Vijay Iyer writes, 26 Groove “music that grooves can sustain interest or attention for long stretches of time to an acculturated listener, even if ‘nothing is happening’ on the musical surface. ”24 Is a specification of the nuances a clarification of the groove? Has our task of making sense of the phenomenon of groove already been completed? After all, we have specified, within the general music-theoretic framework, the timing nuances drummers perform in order to create a backward-leaning and forward-leaning swing groove—isn’t this an adequate account of at least those grooves?

Take color experience. There is a plenitude of detail here that goes far beyond our concepts. Humans can experience an enormous number of subtly different colors, something on the order of 10 million, according to some estimates. But we have names for only a few of these colors, and we also have no stored representations in memory for most colors either. 17 The import of Raffman’s book is that she applies such observations to the consideration of music perception. 3 Timing nuances With the general notion of a musical nuance in tow, we can add some clarity to the Beatles example.

J. ” Schemas are mental organizing structures that are formed through repeated exposure to Musical Nuance 21 one’s culture’s music; they are conceived as enduring, long-term representations. Schemas act as grids or templates that sort the incoming pitch sensations into type-identifiable categories. That is to say, schemas transform our initial sensations into pitch-time events. They transform uncategorized nuance pitches into tokens of chromatic pitches, such as C-natural, F-sharp, etc. e. ) of which we are conscious but have not yet schematized.

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