New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Music as a world phenomenon- Week 5 notes

by: Kathryn Notetaker

Music as a world phenomenon- Week 5 notes Mus 22121

Marketplace > Kent State University > Music > Mus 22121 > Music as a world phenomenon Week 5 notes
Kathryn Notetaker
GPA 3.3

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

Notes from week 5.
Music as a world phenomenon
Marjorie T. Rounds
Class Notes
Music, world music, middle east, Israel, Iran
25 ?




Popular in Music as a world phenomenon

Popular in Music

This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kathryn Notetaker on Thursday September 29, 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 26 views. For similar materials see Music as a world phenomenon in Music at Kent State University.


Reviews for Music as a world phenomenon- Week 5 notes


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 09/29/16
Music as a world phenomenon Week 5 The middle east- islam,iran Arabic, sufism, juadaism  Background  west asia and north Africa  islam, Christianity, Judaism  ancient civilizations  influence on Europe  Arabic, Turkish & Persian  Non music vs. music  koranic chant  adhan-call to prayer  pilgrimage chants (Hajj)  Eulogy Chants and Chanted poetry  Track 6, CD 2- Islamic “call to prayer”  solo acapella, male (always male in this context)  Melisma, not completely melismatic  First impressions  heightened speech- a cross between singing and speaking  Aural Analysis  melismatic male voice  allah- god is great  Cultural Considerations  Muhammad  mouthpiece of allah, prophet  koran-written word  Muslim- one who surrenders to God  Mosque- temple of worship  Mihrab- a window that faces east  mecca  The Ka’aba-place you must visit  minaret-where the person doing the call to prayer would stand  Muezzin- the person doing a call to prayer  Islamic attitudes towards music  legitimate  music for worship or function  Controversial  art or entertainment  non-islamic sacred music  illegitimate  sensual music  haram  Iran  Dastgah for Santur and Voice  Largely mountainous  Persian, not Arabic  predominantly Shi’a Muslim  Theocracy since 1979  Track 8, CD 2  Santur- struck string instrument (know for exam)  monophony  female – melisma and syllabic  free rhythm  First Impressions  Melancholy melisma  Aural Analysis  Santur  Dastgah- precomposed music that’s treated with improv (like raga)  Gusheh  radif  Cultural consideration  schools of dastgah  non-meter favored over meter  classical underground  Egypt-Takht Ensemble  Pyramids and Pharoahs  Suez Canal-1869- separated Egypt from the rest, created waterways  Modern Era  Track 9, CD 2-takht ensemble  First impressions:  graceful belly dance music  Aural Analysis  Takht  melody: ud (plucked), kemanja(bowed string), kanun (plucked), ney (flute)  Rhythm: riqq (tambourine), tablah (darabukka/dombak) (membrane)  Cultural considerations  Belly dance-female dancing  Music evokes emotion  Sufism- Dhikr Ceremony-Turkey  Mystical branch of islam  noted for their woolen (suf) robes  most common in turkey and Pakistan  monasteries and dervish (beggar)  track 10, cd 2  zakirler-Sufi men’s chorus  First Impressions  spinning top vocal swirl  vocal cry over hearty chant  tavern/drinking song  Aural analysis  ney and takht instruments  unison singing  Followed by:  melismatic chant in free rhythm  deep, raspy “allah” chant  Cultural considerations  Dhikr- remembrance of God  music as a spiritual ladder  spiritual ecstasy (tarab)- oneness with allah  whirling dervish 


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Kyle Maynard Purdue

"When you're taking detailed notes and trying to help everyone else out in the class, it really helps you learn and understand the I made $280 on my first study guide!"

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"


"Their 'Elite Notetakers' are making over $1,200/month in sales by creating high quality content that helps their classmates in a time of need."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.