9. The Complexities of Musical Rhythm 32:00
- Music and the Brain: 18 lectures
- Aniruddh D. Patel
Begin your study of musical rhythm by distinguishing periodic from non-periodic rhythmic pattern. Periodicity can be thought of as beat; non-periodicity involves expressive techniques such as timing variations and phrasing. Close by asking whether composers write music in the rhythmic of their native language.