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Unformatted text preview: Simple : divides beat into 2 or 4 Compound : divides beat into 3 or 6 Oy abram interlude comes between main tune and main theme, verses are sung Klezmer music eastern European, dance/celebration music Klezmorim performers Ashkenazi Jews eastern European (Sephardic Jews (Gregorian chant) are from the Iberian peninsula Spain and Portugal) Common Klezmer Instruments : *violin (fiddle), strohfiedel (folk xylophone), flute, bass, tsimbl (hammered dulcimer), *clarinet, *accordion, trumpet, tuba, drums Itzhak Perlman, In the Fiddlers House , Brave Old World, Klezmer Conservatory Band Klezmer music characteristics Primarily celebration music marches, dances (duple meter, some triple) Second genre: Doina free and rhapsodic (often serving as introduction) Characteristic Sounds wailing sound weeping, laugh-like sound, sob-like catch...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2008 for the course MUSIC 102 taught by Professor Stuart during the Summer '06 term at Iowa State.
- Summer '06