Tuvan Throat Singing

Tuvan Throat Singing - Week 2 What is a Soundscape? The...

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    Week 2 Week 2 What is a Soundscape? What is a Soundscape? The sounds and settings of Tuvan throat singing
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    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
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    Placing Tuvan throat-singing What is khoomii? Herders, hunters, and the steppes of southern Siberia Federal Republic of Russia Tuvans: Turkic ethnic group
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    Introducing khoomii styles Khoomii Kargiraa Sigit Borbannadir Ezengileer
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    Harmonic/overtone series
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    Four cross-cultural components of sound 1. Duration (rhythm) 2. Intensity (dynamic) 3. Pitch (range) 4. Quality (timbre, texture, color) Two components particularly important to khoomii 1. Pitch 2. *Quality
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course MUSIC 146 taught by Professor Garcia during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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