Africa study guide

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MUH 211—Survey of World Music Alcorn-Oppedahl Africa Exam Study Guide 1. Be able to label the continent of Africa and the following countries and corresponding people groups: Gambia, Dabgon, Ghana, Mande, Ewe 2. Listening: be able to identify the following pieces from your CD: Atsia Suite, Hatsiatsia examples, Circle Atsia examples, Nyamoropa 3. From an “instrument word bank,” be able to choose the names of the instruments that play in the songs listed above. 4. Know the variety of issues we discussed that have influenced traditional and contemporary African music. 5. Know basic issues of Africa’s history (e.g., colonization, slavery, independence).
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Unformatted text preview: 6. Know how music is learned in Africa. 7. Know aesthetic principles of African music (the generalizations). 8. Know the names for various parts of African music types discussed in class. 9. Know the names of the musicians and performers for the people groups discussed in class, what their jobs entail, which social classes they belong to, structures of their songs, categories of music, instruments they use, etc. 10. Be prepared with your essay on the question of genocide in Sudan. You will not be asked to spell African words yourself, but will be given word banks from which to choose the appropriate word....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course MUH 211 taught by Professor Alcorn during the Spring '08 term at Trinity IL.

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