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The song had a punchy, percussive rhythm.
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Thursday’s chamber music program at the Peabody Institute, featuring BSO players and guest artists, opened with a droll example of what might be called percussive theater.
All four of the girls have strong, melodic voices that play well over EDM, and Cheat Codes have provided an especially rich track to show them off, with percussive depth and a powerful dance beat.
Diabate’s guitar playing is particularly liquid and hypnotic, with percussive taps and pulls off the strings giving every line an ornamental complexity.
In addition, Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart and physicist George Smoot collaborated on a project taking various oscillations from space and turning them into percussive music.
Paddock used a bump-stock attachment that made his semiautomatic rifle fire nearly as rapidly as an automatic weapon — nine percussive bangs every second.
There are squares in different colors; clicking on them cues various percussive sounds.
Since April, the Chicago Human Rhythm Project has been traversing the city, bringing percussive dance into neighborhoods far and wide as part of a two-month festival called Stomping Grounds.
The percussive dance style known as stepping — a thundering blend of stomps, claps and shouts — began at African-American fraternities and sororities, though its roots date from the early 20th century.
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: of or relating to a percussion instrument or to the sounds that a percussion instrument makes
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