Groove (music)

The in German taken from the U.S. English term Groove (also known as " the piece grooves ", " groovy" ) several times and " multidimensional " interpreted:

  • As musical technical term for a piece of music for a typical rhythm figure or rhythmic- metric base model or pattern ( for example, the solid rhythm of the Cha -Cha -Cha, or the bolero would be such a Groove ). One of the distinctions several beats and within these binary and ternary grooves and the distribution of stresses. Swing for example, is characterized by the four-four time and the repeating pattern of a quarter note, a Triolenviertel and a Triolenachtel. The song "Take Five" is to be identified in the Five Beat and the striking pattern Triolenviertel, district, Triolenachtel, quarter, quarter, quarter, and the emphasis on 1 and 4 almost.
  • The swinging performance and interplay of musicians in the micro timing range (see Swing ( rhythm ) # Creation and effect). The sound of a "laid back" mock four-four time ( " laid back " within the meaning of retracted braked) different than when he is playing.
  • A Mitreissenkönnen or animate the audience to an interaction ( toe-tapping in rhythm, clapping, finger snapping, dancing)
  • Then the resulting feeling to the listener, which is produced by the rhythm, stress, and tempo of the music piece (see Drive).
  • The euphoria that arises in (jazz ) musicians when the interaction functions

Inspiring Groove can be found in the rhythmically accented modern popular music, especially in those styles have their roots in the African- American music (eg, rhythm and blues, funk, jazz, soul, salsa, rock, pop and hip -hop ). Some music vultures call the concept of Groove a subjective and elusive concept; among experienced musicians but there is a common, intuitive and practical -based understanding and sense of the term groove.

The term emerged in the second half of the 20th century and is derived from the image of the ever constant furrow (german groove = " furrow ", " groove ", " track " ) imposed by the peasants marching direction. Also the record grooves are called in English " grooves". The " Groove" is the rhythm of what is called in the melody riff, but runs contrary to the reef through the entire piece of music. Both fall under the general term of the ostinato ( Italian, derived from the Latin obstinatus, stubborn, obstinate ) - a repetitive musical phrase.

The Groove is in front of a rhythmic, often synkopisches basic pattern that can be varied in the sequence and against the allude the other musicians. This tension gives the groove a special charm. A Groove impact on the listener unconsciously psychomotor stimulant. Of special importance is the Groove therefore styles of dance music such as funk or disco. A good example is the music of James Brown in the early 70s.

A well-known example of how the Groove asserted itself in the white mainstream pop, the pop song " Take a Chance On Me " by ABBA. While Agnetha and Frida sing the melody voices, Benny and Björn chanting the Groove " Take a chance take a chance take a chance take a chance ."

" In the Groove be 'is both an expression of agreement in between several people, such as the interaction of several musicians, on the other hand, the term for a feeling of happiness, but that is triggered by psychomotor stimulation as dancing simply the perception of the flow of a piece of music.