Anthro Week 8
Anthro Week 8 ANTH 3853 001
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Lauran Notetaker on Wednesday March 30, 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 16 views. For similar materials see Music, Language, and Culture in anthropology, evolution, sphr at University of Oklahoma.
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March 7, 2016 Papers - look up books based on music ﬁrst hand experience sounds, what is behind it Notes on syllabus The language of music -lect accrolect - high language staccato - from italian, renaissance Country Slang Descriptors “y’all” “you guys” “twang” “ﬁxin to” “dipthong” in linguistics Twangy (Dobro/Fiddle) Down - Home Double-Stop - 2 notes at the same time Instruments Fiddle (NOT violin) Steel Guitar or Dobro(not slide or bottleneck) Ex. Jerry Douglass - Dobro (“Twangy”) slides into chords Ex. Byron Berline: Fiddler Extraordinaire (and master of the “double stop”) Down-Home “Country” “My girl” (not baby) Mountain Dew: “moonshine” Life-Style Shindig Hootenanny Honky-tonk - dance joint, bar Western Classical Terminology Scales Lettering System (a-g) Intervals: First, Second, Third, etc. Terms and Semitones (Microtones) Octave: “Eighth Note” “Quality of Note” Tremolo (volume) Vibrato (pitch) Volume Crescendo (rising) Descrescendo (falling) Ex. Bo diddley, Tremolo (and Polyrhythm) Quality of Note - Tremolo (volume) Ex. Buddy Guy “First Time I Met the Blues” Blending of Notes (Staccato - detached), (Legato - blurred) Pace grave (20-40) adagio (55-65) moderato (86-97) allegro (110-130) presto (168-177) Change of pace ritardando accelerando Ex. “Fire on the Mountain,” Monroe and Tex Logan Pace presto (168-177) Ex. Manitas De Plata, Flamenco Guitar change of pace ritardando, accelerando Roma - Gypsy (Egypt) really India Synthesia: Mixing the Senses (Sound ~ Sight = “Loud Tie”) Taste (Gustatory) “Sour” Note (unpleasant taste) “Sweet” Composition “Bland” Music “Salty?” Attitude Touch (Tactile) Sharp sound (painful tactile sensation) Flat sound Soft Tone “Hard rock” Hot Solo Cool Music Visual Field “High” and “Low” Notes Flat Note - position the blues - color light solo - saturation dark tone - saturation smell (olfactory) that music stinks smoking solo (sight) March 9, 2016 Paper Topics Structural Parallels Cultural Foundations Evolution come by ofﬁce with ideas Evolution of Music from Church to different types One Song or One Country Compare and Contrast Roots of Country Music? Discourse Analysis Ideology Technology Media Tourism Politics Globalization Syncretism Ex. Language Matters with Bob Holman “learning more than 1 language helps teach respect for others”