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By Tiger C. Roholt

Written via an skilled drummer and thinker, Groove is a vibrant and intriguing learn of 1 of music's such a lot important and comparatively unexplored features. Tiger C. Roholt explains why grooves, that are solid in music's rhythmic nuances, stay hidden to a couple listeners. He argues that grooves should not graspable in the course of the mind nor via mere listening; fairly, grooves are disclosed via our bodily engagement with song. We clutch a groove physically by way of relocating with music's pulsations. via invoking the French thinker Maurice Merleau-Ponty's concept of "motor intentionality," Roholt exhibits that the "feel" of a groove, and the knowledge of it, are facets of a coin: to "get" a groove simply is to realize it physically and to consider that embodied comprehension.

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