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Music As a World phenomenon Study guide- test 1

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Music As a World phenomenon Study guide- test 1 Mus 22121

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Study Guide for Test 1. includes pictures for instruments and the cd tracks you should listen to.
Music as a world phenomenon
Marjorie T. Rounds
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Music History, world music
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Date Created: 09/29/16
Music as a World Phenomenon Study Guide Test 1 Musical concepts are highlighted in Yellow Cultural considerations are highlighted in green Oceania (Australia, Papua New Guinea)  Aborigines- oldest consistent culture  Animism- belief that there is spirit in everything, when a person dies they are still around in spirit  Dreamtime- concept of creation, a state of mind  Didgeridu-circular breathing  Lamellophone- idiophone with a tongue or tongues  Nomadic-no fixed home, moves from place to place, hunter/gatherer  Susap- mouth harp, twang timbre  Totemism- belief that you have spiritual kinship with an animal  Surrogate speech- disguises speech, susap acts as one. common to courting rituals South Asia (North & South India, Pakistan) Alap- a melodic improv which develops into a raga Aradhana- an act of glorifying God Bols- mnemonic syllable which defines the tala Carnatic-South India, more ancient musical style Caste System-social order Gat- South India, a fixed melodic composition Guru- North India, a teacher Hinduism-South India, predominant religion Hindustani-North Indian culture Kriti- South India, hindu devotional poetry set to music, like hymns Mridangam- 2 head drum  Raga- improv music Ravi Shankar- a star artist in india Santur- struck instrument  Sarod- plucked instrument  Shishya-the student of a guru Sitar- north inida,plucked instrument  Tala- rhythmic pattern, the meter, 175 variations Tambura- North India, fretless plucked lute, four strings The middle east- islam,iran Arabic, sufism, juadaism Adhan- call to prayer Dastgah- precomposed music that’s treated with improv (like raga) Dervish-beggar Hajj- an annual Islamic pilgrimage to mecca Kanun- plucked instrument  Mosque-place of worship Muezzin-the person doing a call to prayer Minaret-where the person doing the call to prayer would stand Mihrab-a window that faces east Ney-flute  Sufi Dhikr-dance ceremonies (spinning) Tabla- Egypt, (darabukka/dombak) membrane instrument Takht Ensemble-Egypt, Musical ensemble  Tarab- Turkey, spiritual ecstasy or oneness with allah Zakirler- Turkey, Sufi Men’s chorus General Musical Concepts Accent-making it louder, emphasizing a beat Aerophone- any instrument that you have to make a buzzing noise with your mouth Chordophone-strings vibrating Free rhythm- the pulse is there, but it is not that apparent Idiophone- instruments that vibrate itself Melodic Contour- it goes up and down or stays, by step, the way a melody moves Melodic rhythm- the rhythm of a melody Melismatic-many pitches per syllable Syllabic- one pitch per syllable Unison- all singing in 1 pitch Sachs/Hornbostel-a system to classify all musical instruments Acapella- voice only Listen to these tracks: CD 1 o track 1- Australian aborigine song with didjeridu o track 2 – Papua New Guinea courting song o Track 5 – Hindustini Raga o track 6 – classical South India song CD 2 o track 6- Islamic call to prayer o track 8- Datsgah of Shour-iran o track 9 – Takht ensemble-egypt o track 10- Dhikr ceremony, Sufi hymn from turkey


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