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Published: 24 October 2019

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780190670412

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The Rhythmic Voice in Rap Music

Mitchell Ohriner

Oxford Studies in Music Theory

  • The first book-length treatment of the rhythm of the rapping voice
  • Introduces a new theory of vocal grooves and presents a new method of verse segmentation
  • Introduces a new method of transcribing and visualizing prosodic aspects of flow in rap verses
  • Compiles, transcribes, and encodes a corpus of rap verse for future research