Hocket

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In music hocket is the rhythmic linear technique using the alternation of notes, pitches, or chords. This is opposed to the alternation of phrases, or antiphony. The phrase originated from its use to describe medieval French motets but is commonly used in contemporary music (Louis Andriessen's Hoketus), popular music (funk, stereo panning), Indonesian gamelan music (interlocking patterns shared between two instruments -- called imbal in Java and Kotekan in Bali), Andean pan pipe music (the pipes sharing the full number of pitches between them), and many African cultures such as the Ba-Benzélé (featured on Herbie Hancock's Watermelon Man, see Pygmy music), Mbuti, Basarwa (Khoisan), and Gogo| (Tanzania).

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