Recitals & Visiting Artists

Rhythm and Groove in Contemporary African American Popular Music

Music Studies Global Distinguished Speakers Series

Friday, April 23, 2021 at 10:00am

Online via Zoom

Anne Danielsen is professor of musicology and director of the RITMO Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhythm, Time and Motion at the University of Oslo, Norway. She has published widely on theoretical, aesthetic, cultural, and perceptual aspects of rhythm, groove, and technology in post-war African American popular music. She is the author of Presence and Pleasure: The Funk Grooves of James Brown and Parliament (2006) and Digital Signatures: The Impact of Digitization on Popular Music Sound (with Ragnhild Brøvig-Hanssen, 2016), and editor of Musical Rhythm in the Age of Digital Reproduction (2010/2016).

This lecture is cosponsored by the Northwestern University Buffett Institute for Global Affairs.

Free Event