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Icct Hedral - timeline

Composer Richard D. James    (click to list other tunes)
Submitted by David Luebbert
Posted 3/22/01; 10:35:02 AM
Msg# 1598 (top msg in thread)
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This is the main rhythm figure of Icct Hedral, a composition by Richard D. James, the Aphex Twin. The figure in Icct Hedral is orchestrated for strings. Here it's realized using MIDI percussion sounds.

A timeline in African music is usually a repeated pattern that lasts 6, 12 or 24 beats, that spends a little more or less than half of its time visiting the on beats, makes a skip to the off beats, and then skips back to on beats at the end of the cycle.

This is the only pattern I've seen that fits a 16 beat cycle and which skips from onbeat to offbeat in the same matter as the usual African timelines, the long bell and short bell patterns.

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Last update: Thursday, March 22, 2001 at 10:35 AM.