By Timothy Polashek
The be aware Rhythm Dictionary: A source for Writers, Rappers, Poets, and Lyricists is a brand new type of dictionary—one that displays using “rhythm rhymes” by way of rappers, poets, and songwriters of at the present time. this is often an eminently sensible reference paintings for all wordsmiths trying to upload musicality to their writing. clients of this dictionary can alphabetically search for phrases within the normal Index to discover collections of phrases that experience an analogous rhythm because the unique be aware and are with no trouble useable in ways in which are normal to us in every little thing from vers libre poetry to the lyrics and song of Bob Dylan and hip hop groups.
Professional writers and scholars have lengthy used conventional rhyming dictionaries for suggestion through perusing lists of rhyming phrases; they could ask themselves, “I want a note that rhymes with blue,” and are resulted in shoe, flu, or you. those rhyming phrases evoke via juxtaposition new photographs, techniques, and activities that motivate inventive instructions and exciting twists as verses and stanzas spread. For the 1st time ever, this dictionary now permits writers and poets to invite an identical query, yet of note rhythm— “I want a note with an analogous rhythm as butterfly. . . . ” Today’s lyricists and poets comprehend that there's much more to the stream in their creations than simply matching vowels.
The observe Rhythm Dictionary organizes phrases through extra homes: phonetic similarity (alliteration and literary consonance), the variety of syllables in phrases, and syllable pressure styles. by no means has it been more uncomplicated to find phrases that characteristic comparable sounds, matching meters, and rhythmic grooves, from conventional rhymes like “clashing” and “splashing,” to close rhymes like “rollover” and “bulldozer,” “unrefuted undisputed” to natural metrical suits, like “biology” and “photography.” extra appendixes permit readers to look in response to poetic metrical toes and musical rhythm via a visible index of notated rhythms, permitting musicians and lyricists to trace down phrases that fit preexisting factors and melodies. This publication may well turn into the hot enjoyable dependancy (or… dependancy affliction…constriction conviction…conniption prescription…subscription conscription) for writers, musicians, lyricists, rappers, poets, and wordsmiths alike. Oh, and it’s loads of enjoyable simply to browse!