Neurobiologic Functions of Rhythm, Time, and Pulse in Music

  • Manfred Clynes
  • Janice Walker


Rhythm means reiteration — in space, or in time, or in both. We shall be concerned with rhythms in time, and, in particular, rhythms encompassed on a time scale in which music has grown. We will attempt to inquire into aspects of how such rhythms are produced, perceived, imagined, experienced, and expressed in sound and in movement, and how these functions may be related.


Main Pulse Sound Pulse Amplitude Envelope Musical Piece Actual Music 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manfred Clynes
    • 1
  • Janice Walker
    • 1
  1. 1.Music Research CenterNew South Wales State Conservatorium of MusicSydneyAustralia

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