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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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