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Unformatted text preview: influence is the Hungarian folk music. Chapter 13 1. Name three African instruments: Three instruments are talking drums, the linguaphone, and the mbira. 2. List two characteristics of West African music: Two characteristics of west African music are embellished fuzz tone associated with African timbre and distinct uses of rhythm. 3. Explain how African instruments can talk: African talking drums imitate human speech by reproducing its pitch and rhythmic patterns. The talking is a result of tonal languages being spoken in Africa. Because speech utterances are characterized by rhythmic patterns, the instrument can speak by using only pitch and rhythm....
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