There is no music without rhythm. Regardless if you are in Africa or Asia or if it is Rock or Jazz – rhythms is an essential element of music. Time is like a heartbeat that animates the music of all peoples and cultures.
In RHYTHM OF THE WORLD Markus Götz combines a lyrical melody with sweeping rock rhythms. Short elements from African and Asian music create a sense of “world music”.
This piece is quite challenging for percussionists, and other musicians can show their rhythmic ability by playing as well as clapping.