Thu Mar 8
UBC Rhythm Research Cluster: Exploring Musical Time
Symposium: Microtiming and Musical Motion
Workshop: "The Rhythm of Speech, Music, and Rap Music"
Mitch Ohriner, University of Denver
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm, Room 400B, Music Building
For more information, visit the Symposium page.
Abstract: This workshop will introduce techniques for annotating, visualizing, and interpreting timing in performances of rap music. A very brief introduction to the rhythm of speech signals will precede a discussion of the rhythmic delivery of the emcee Talib Kweli, focusing on the 2002 track “Get By”.