Two Fourths

„Bulgarian“ equals „odd“, doesn’t it?

Much has been written about the odd bars in Bulgarian folk music inside and outside the specialist literature, much more than about the even ones; see examples below. The focus on these measures is quite comprehensible, but misleading. It draws a picture of the rhythms in which the 2/4 and 4/4 measures are missing (1) and only the odds deserve interest. Weiterlesen „Two Fourths“