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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

More prosody

Liberman has an incisive post but has an odd way of looking at musical meter.

UPDATE: He's changed some of his description in response to my points. I find it extremely odd that he doesn't know where the "one" of the musical measure is, or that he construed the bpm as 198 rather than 100. 198 would be a fast bebop tempo, and most hip hop is in the 80-110 range.

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