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Music as a World Phenomenon: Unit 3- Study Guide

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Music as a World Phenomenon: Unit 3- Study Guide Mus 22121

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Study Guide covers material from Unit 3: Chapters 7, 8, and 9. Terms and example questions are provided.
Music as a world phenomenon
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Date Created: 04/11/16
Music as a World Phenomenon -1 Unit 2: Study Guide Religion/Belifs  Animistic belief system: o Where the sounds are intended to imitate the sounds of nature. In doing so a person was able to tap into the spiritual power of their environment.  Tantric Buddhism o is the predominate religion in Tibet Instrument Classifications  Aerophone o air is vibrating (flutes, reeds, trumpets)  Membranophne o stuck with hand, struck with a stick or other device, "rubbed" or "singing" membranes  Idiophone o thing itself is vibrating (plucked, struck, or shaken)  Lammellophone o idiophone with a tongue Instruments  Kang dung: traditionally made of human thighbone. Now made of metal. o To remind performer that the body is impermanent.  Dung kar: made of conch shells. Music as a World Phenomenon -2 Unit 2: Study Guide o Rare contributing to their sacred value.  Dung chen: is made of metal and usually 5 – 12’ long. o Is said to wake the gods.  Shamisen: fretless pluched lute  Nokan: a horizontal flute plays w/ the taiko, o-tuzumi, and ko-tuzumi drums. Morin khuur: a horse head fiddle; consists of two strings played w/ a bow.  Questions  _____ is a narrative drama found in South Korea. o P’ansori  Popular music from the “Western” world, i.e., Rock and roll, is regarded as “illegitimate” musical activity in accordance w/ mainstream Islamic beliefs.  The omnipresent being referred to as “God”by English- speaking Christians is called ____ by Islam. o Allah  Byzantine chant is typical of the religious singing of the ____. o Greek Orthodox Church  What are the two types of Beijing Opera? o Civil (Melodic) and Military (Rhythmic and loud aerophones)  Kodo is a famous performing ensemble from Japan associated with _____. o taiko  A distinctive feature of the Russian ______ is its triangular shaped body. o balalaika Music as a World Phenomenon -3 Unit 2: Study Guide  ______, ______, and ______ are the three principal philosophical/religious systems found common to the Chinese population. o Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism  ______ is defined as "an organized succession of pitches forming a musical idea." o Melody  A ______ has "no neck." Most of the instrument is used as a resonating body. o Zither  The sound of the hurdy gurdy is produced by ______. o turning a crank attached to a wheel to vibrate the strings  The “Uillean” pipes are distinctive because ______. o the performer pumps a bellows with his elbow to fill the air bag


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