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Percussion: Drumming, Beating, Striking
by John Mowitt
Percussion is an attempt—in the author’s words—to make sense of "senseless beating," to grasp how rhythm makes sense in music and society. Both a scholar and a former professional drummer, John Mowitt forges a striking encounter between cultural studies and new musicology that seeks to lay out the "percussive field" through which beating—specifically the backbeat that defi ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published June 7th 2002 by Duke University Press Books
(first published January 1st 2002)
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