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CMU - MUS 110 - Study Guide - Midterm

School: Central Michigan University
Department: Music
Course: Music in Society
Professor: Linda Binkley
Term: Fall 2015
Tags: ch.1 and Ch.2
Name: MUS 110 Study Guide Part 1 (Week 1 and Week 2)
Description: This document includes notes from Week 1 and 2 combined! the next document will have weeks 3 & 4, but I didn't want the document to be ridiculously long!
Uploaded: 02/03/2017
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background image MUS 110: Music In Society Week 1 Reading Summaries and Lecture Notes Tuesday January 10 th  Lecture Notes What is Music? A group of organized sounds Tends to have a steady rhythm or tempo Pitch or linear melody Recognizable pattern Cultural Aspects, style differences  What is sampling? The use of previously recorded material (music, spoken, 
text, noises) in a new composition
It is a repurposing of musical idea Borrowing is a quotation of statement of a musical idea 
that was not pre-recorded
It is popular to use classical music in Rap and Hip-Hop 
because most of it is public domain.
Musical Borrowing CU When U Get There- Coolio (Original Canon in The 
D)
Hard Knock Life Chapter 1 Notes: Experiencing Music Music and The Brain Those who have severe studders can sometimes sing entire 
sentences
Human brain programmed for song Human capacity for music may have evolved even before speech Different types of beats in music bring different emotions 
Melodies=Relaxation, Beating drums= excitement, Fav 
Song=memories
Musical training improves organizational skills and can even have
a positive effect on IQ
Music & Culture Greek mythology says music had power over death itself Teminar people of Malaysia in Southeast Asia heal with 
songs
background image People use music to enforce identities or to form stronger 
links to their cultural heritage while teenagers use it to 
break-free of cultural expectations
Classifying Music Popular Music-closely to music industry, distributed 
through mass media, appeals to big audience
Western Art Music Medevil Period- music composed by church Renassiance Period- Complex Melodies still in church Baroque Period- Opera invented Classical Period-emphasized clarity Romantic Period- emotional, orchestral grew in size, 
performers dazzled audiences with technical abilities
Twentieth Century to Present- Remarkable changes in 
technology
Thursday January 12 th  Lecture Notes: The Power of Music: Affects our physiology Shapes our consciousness Influences our society identity Subjective Attentive listening is good for the brain Produces endorphins and reduces sensations of pain Helps focus our thinking Cello Example- trying to find figure out how music, the brain, 
hands, and hearing work together. Could help people learn 
education/ come back from a stroke.
What is Culture? People’s acquired knowledge and beliefs Arts and Morals Laws and Customs Material Aspects: things we use
Social aspects: the way people act and organize 
communities

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School: Central Michigan University
Department: Music
Course: Music in Society
Professor: Linda Binkley
Term: Fall 2015
Tags: ch.1 and Ch.2
Name: MUS 110 Study Guide Part 1 (Week 1 and Week 2)
Description: This document includes notes from Week 1 and 2 combined! the next document will have weeks 3 & 4, but I didn't want the document to be ridiculously long!
Uploaded: 02/03/2017
6 Pages 31 Views 24 Unlocks
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