Music13AMFinal Study Guide

Music13AMFinal - Music 13AM Final Study Guide Music Appalachian Music-the pure form of American/Folk music History Music said to have formed out of

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Music 13AM Final Study Guide  Music  History Instrumentation and Style Important People  and  terms  Listenings and  miscellaneous Appalachian  Music-the pure  form of  American/Folk  music  Music said to have formed out of  mountainious isolation  Reveals remnants of English  Scottish culture Roots are lost with the  commodification of music=less  pure more country Affrilachian-railroad African  workers mix in wit h the cords and  blues  Always had a very substantial  African American influence  Old Time music=folk. Vs  Appalachian purest form etc  Affinity group- 90 percent are  African American  Jew's harp- trump  Lamellophone: plucked  idiophone Syncopation- intensity and  rthym peculiarity  Free expression and  improvisation  High lonesome voiced solos  Unaccompanied songs  Delivery—look at floor,  seated, intimate Cecil Sharp-  responsible for child  ballads- named for  francis child Will turner, Ed Gabbel-  blues and substantial  black influence on  Appalachian music  Curt betourse- Turkish  enemy  Middle Eastern  Music  Radif- defines what Persian  culture ---5 dastgah  7 avaz  "Gusheh"  Foroud  lyrics and rhythms Overthrow the shah Pahalavi--- turns iran into a fundamental  Islamic state- LA become a huge  Instruments  Oud/lutes –early ancestor of  the guitar Ney- flute very difficult to play Reeds-flute like instrument rebab  Santur/Canun- played on a  box with 72 strings with  paddle also called dulcimer Bousher  Kurdish music 
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center of Persian culture Dumbek/tombak – drums with  goblet shape  frame drums  appropriated from west:  violins, cellos, and marching  band. influence of Islam pervasive  Tajweed –perfect  pronunciation of words while  singing  vocal style- no women performed in private, musica  alters one’s state of mind African West Africa-that’s where all the  slaves were from  United States slaves were isolated  and culture was under strict  control-had to go surreptitiously  underground—development of  spirituals  1810 last slave brought to the US  3 key features- call and  respnse, syncopation, and  polyrythmic/metric  Gospel= tindly-light  instrumentation with vocal 
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2008 for the course MUS Music 13 taught by Professor Khalil during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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