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Music As a World Phenomenon- Week 2 notes

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Music As a World Phenomenon- Week 2 notes Mus 22121

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Music as a world phenomenon
Marjorie T. Rounds
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Music, Music History, world music
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kathryn Notetaker on Thursday September 8, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Mus 22121 at Kent State University taught by Marjorie T. Rounds in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 23 views. For similar materials see Music as a world phenomenon in Music at Kent State University.


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Date Created: 09/08/16
Music as a World Phenomenon Chapter 2, pg. 33 Week 2  Rhythm  the length of sounds/silences  everything has a rhythm  Beat-Tempo  Accent-making it louder, emphasizing a beat  Meter  Duple/Triple-emphasizing the 2 /3 beat  Lucy in the sky with diamonds example- starts of in duple, chorus in triple  Pink Floyd-Money example: 7 beats  Free Rhythm- the pulse is there, but it’s not that apparent  Your mind wanders  Rhythmic Density- how many notes are happening at one time  Indonesia example  1 is more rhythmically dense than the other  Phonic Structure  Monophony- when you have 1 line of music  Polyphony- more than 1 line of music  homophony-different lines of music playing but have the same melodic rhythm  like lasagna-layers of pasta and different fillings but get all of it in 1 bite  independent polyphony-  singing a round  Bach- fuges  like spaghetti and meatballs  Heterophony- simultaneous variations of the same line of music  like a church congregation  people start at different times, different notes  doing their own thing  loose  Etc.  Dynamics-the changes in loudness and softness in music  has an emotional affect  Form-the blueprint of music over time  12 bar blues-goes back to the beginning at the end  Extra-musical associations  history, religion, other art forms, etc


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