Anthro Week 7
Anthro Week 7 ANTH 3853 001
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Lauran Notetaker on Tuesday March 29, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ANTH 3853 001 at University of Oklahoma taught by Dr. SeanO'Neill in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 8 views. For similar materials see Music, Language, and Culture in anthropology, evolution, sphr at University of Oklahoma.
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Date Created: 03/29/16
February 29, 2016 Watched video “The language you cry in” about slavery stripped of identity, culture, and memory “memory is power” Amelia Dawley Africanisms in the Gullah Dialect 1750 - 1800 Bendu “Tenjami” white - symbolizes death March 2, 2016 The Language of Music how musical experience is shaped by verbal discourse Ex. Dick Dale, Surf Rock Lebanese background Angel Gabriel to Mohammed BB King - Gospel was where he wanted to be The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis (AKA Principle of Linguistic Activity) Inﬂuence of Language on thought and perception “Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable” - George Orwell Argot: Specialized Vocabulary The language of Jazz Jazz Lingo bird-brain - Charlie Parker heat - solo spot clam - mistake Charlie Parker - “Anthropology” hip - acceptable cat - person (male) drag - depressing bad - good beat - exhausted cool - acceptable funky - sexual and good gone - very good scat singing - vocables burnin - solo hipster - follower of bebop schmaltz - yiddish glossolalia - of divine origin, speaking in tongues Lifestyle Jam session Bread - money Roofer - pot horn - any instrument axe - any instrument junk - heroine take ﬁve - break licorice stick - clarinet popsickle stick - sax reed blues harp - harmonica Benny Goodman, Sonny Boy Williams slide guitar - bottleneck, “steel guitar” in country Son House, “Death Letter” baby - partner house: crib or pad blind - railroad car crossroads - between heaven and hell Rock slang (derived from jazz) chill hip mellow cool “on ﬁre” Ex. “Rock me” Mance Liscomb A guitar can “sing or sweep” (personiﬁcation) George Harrison Notes are bent, pushed into position with the ﬁnger or tongue Rock Parody: Spinal Tap (“Mockumentary”) Heavy Metal: Figures of Speech “Metal” - Iconic for toughness, not easily broken or changed Iron Maiden Led Zeppelin Country Slang Twangy (Dobro/Fiddle) Down - Home Double stop