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ERIC Number: EJ1009361
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jun
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0027-4321
South Indian "Solkattu" and Western Music Pedagogy: Creating New Rhythmic Perspectives
Wood, Brandon Keith
Music Educators Journal, v99 n4 p63-67 Jun 2013
Part of the classical music tradition of South India, "solkattu" reinforces the statement "If you can say it, you can play it." This system of percussive syllables can help young musicians approach rhythm training in a way not usually available to students in Western countries. This article offers applications for a music curriculum. The approach can help students be more accurate in both their sense of rhythm and their rhythmic performance. (Contains 1 table, 13 figures, and 11 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India