Anne Danielsen

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Phone +47 22 85 47 51
Mobile phone +47 482 14 002
Room V02-05
Available hours By appointment
Visiting address Forskningsveienn 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 Oslo
Postal address RITMO Postboks 1133 Blindern 0318 Oslo


Anne Danielsen is Professor of Musicology and Director of RITMO Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhythm, Time and Motion at the University of Oslo, Norway. She has published widely on theoretical, aesthetic, cultural and perceptual aspects of rhythm, groove and technology in postwar African-American popular music and is author of Presence and Pleasure: The Funk Grooves of James Brown and Parliament (2006) and Digital Signatures: The Impact of Digitization on Popular Music Sound(with Ragnhild Brøvig-Hanssen, 2016), and editor of Musical Rhythm in the Age of Digital Reproduction (2010/2016).


  • Rhythm and Groove
  • African-American Music
  • Popular Music
  • Music Cognition
  • Music Production
  • Musical Aesthetics
  • Music and Media
  • Music and Culture

Current Research Activities

TIME: Timing and Sound in Musical Microrhythm (RCN-TOPPFORSK) 

RITMO Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies of Rhythm, Time and Motion (RCN Centre of Excellence)

Tags: Popular Music, African-American Music, Music Analysis, Rhythm and Groove, Music Cognition, Music and Media
Published May 19, 2006 12:00 AM - Last modified Apr. 9, 2021 10:18 AM