Week2 - Week2 What is a Soundscape The sounds and settings...

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Unformatted text preview: Week2 What is a Soundscape? The sounds and settings of Tuvan throat singing Week 2: Important terms and concepts (text p. xlix, syllabus, p. 8) • Critical listening • Cross-cultural • Ethnomusicology • Fundamental • Harmonic chant • Musical ethnography • Overtones/harmonics • Participation-observation • Pitch • Register • Soundscape (setting, sound, significance) • Khoomii (Tuvan throat singing): ezengileer, igil, kargyraa, sygyt, borbannadir Placing Tuvan throat-singing • What is khoomii? Khoomii- throat singing to create two sounds or pitches One pich is the fundamental- lowest notes Higher pitch makes melody • Herders, hunters, and the steppes of southern Siberia • Federal Republic of Russia • Tuvans: Turkic ethnic group Comes from republic of Tuva in Russia, was part of the soviet union also found in neiboring like mongolia Traditionaly practiced by herders and hunter, in steeps of southern siberia Tuva- ethnic group, turkic speaking ethnic group, linked historically to mod turish, not mutually understandable Khoomii- throat singing to create two sounds or pitches One pich is the fundamental- lowest notes Higher pitch makes melody •...
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