(1) A mucial instrument included in the rhythm section of many latin bands, commonly used in the playing of Mambo and Salsa music.(2) The common, underlying two-measure rhythm of Mambo music, played as follows (accented beats are highlighted in black): measure 1:&&&& measure 2:&&&& In music notation: To listen to the Clave rhythm, click here: See also: [ Mambo | Salsa
A five-note, bi-measure pattern that serves as the rhythmic foundation for much of Cuban music, salsa, and Latin jazz. Despite many variations, the most common 3-2 pattern is usually called the son clave or simply the clave.
Rhythm. a two-measure rhythmic pattern, consisting of five notes, which is the rhythmic basis of much Afro-Cuban, Antillian, and Brazilian music. There are various clave rhythms for different kinds of Cuban, Brazilian, and West African Music. (sr) Sound sample: (au, 22kB) See also: Curtis Lanoue's 'Afro-Cuban Folkloric Rhythms'
A spanish word meaning key, the clave is serving as a skeletal rhythmic figure around which the different drums and percussion are played. The rhythm is often played with two wooden sticks called the claves. Whether played or not, it is implied throughout the music. Check out the clave patterns page.
Set of two wooden sticks that mark a 3-2 or 2-3 rhythmic pattern of West African origin.
Clave is a rhythmic pattern or timeline which has its roots in West African music and was developed in Cuba. The clave serves as a tool for organisation, and essentially all Afro-Cuban music including salsa is based around the clave rhythm. In a nutshell it is about the musical basis of most Afro-Cuban music - Rumba, Mambo, Cha Cha, Salsa etc and is the key to you successfully becoming a great dancer.
a percussion instrument consisting of two round sticks of hardwood , one being struck against the other
A rhythmic pattern that underlies Afro-Cuban music
One of a pair of wooden sticks or blocks that are held one in each hand and are struck together to accompany music and dancing. Clavinet A synthesized electronic harpsichord, first popularized in the 70's Conga Drum A tall, conical, Afro-Cuban drum played with the hands. Contrapuntal Of or pertaining to counterpoint.
A five-note, bi-measure pattern which serves as the foundation for all of the rhythmic styles in salsa music. The clave consists of a "strong" measure containing three notes (also called the tresillo ), and a "weak" measure containing two notes, resulting in patterns beginning with either measure, referrred to as "three-two" or two-three." There are two types of clave patterns associated with popular (secular) music: son clave and rumba clave. Another type of clave - 6/8 clave - originated in several styles of West African sacred music.
Pair of polished, hardwood sticks struck together to produce a high-pitched sound;also refers to the two-bar rhythmic pattern underlying Afro-Cuban music. Incorporated in early Congolese music.
( kla veh) is a set of hardwood sticks used to play a guideline rhythm in Cuban music. The term also refers to the rhythm pattern itself, and in the largest sense, means the balance of rhythmic conversations in the overall music/dance. Clave Consciousness CD
An offbeat 3/2 or 2/3 rhythmic pattern over two bars, the basis of all Cuban music, into which every element of arrangement and improvisation should fit. Clave is an African-derived pattern with equivalents in other Afro-Latin musics. The common 3/2 Cuban Clave varies in accentuation according to the rhythm being played. Clave seems to be part of the inspiration for the two-bar bass patterns in modern black music. 2/3 reverse clave is less common, though the guaguancó uses it.
basic rhythm of Cuban music played over two bars.
Literally translates to "key" in Spanish, the backbone of Latin rhythms developed from early African drum influences. Played with "claves," wooden sticks that keep rhythm for the rest of the band.
Clave (pronounced clah-vay) is a rhythmic pattern or timeline which has its roots in West African music and was developed in Cuba. The clave serves as a tool for temporal organization, and essentially all Afro-Cuban music of Yoruban descent (including Cuban popular music such as salsa) is based around the clave rhythm. The word â€œclaveâ€ is Spanish for â€œkeyâ€, in the sense of an answer key or a musical key signature.