Students' concert presentation 2018:
Advanced Rhythm and Applications of Karnatic Rhythm to Western Music
The four-year programme ‘Advanced Rhythm’ (previously known as Contemporary Music through Non-Western Techniques' and the two-year programme 'Applications of Karnatic Rhythm to Western Music' taught at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, supply the training to meet the rhythmical demands of 20th and 21st Century music.
Book: Applying Karnatic Rhythmical Techniques to Western Music
Rafael Reina’s book, Applying Karnatic Rhythmical Techniques to Western Music is available from Routledge in hard cover, paperback and as an ebook.
Rafael Reina completed a PhD at the University of Brunel in London on the pedagogical and creative applications of Karnatic rhythmical structures to Western music.
Rafael Reina offers Master classes to higher music education institutions and has taught around Europe, most recently at Cambridge University, Leeds College of Music, Birmingham Conservatoire, UK; ESMUC, Barcelona, Spain and Academy of Music, Tallinn, Estonia.
Reina has composed music for numerous contemporary music ensembles, in addition to writing several operas and composing for orchestra. Some of Reina’s large oeuvre of music for percussion is available from Edition Svitzer and some of his pieces for recorder are available from Edition Tre Fontane.
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