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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 Polyrhythmic Ensemble ------ Complex combined whole Sacred ------ regarded with reverance Secular ------ Not pertaining to or connected to religion Shona Ethnic Group ------ Mbira, Drums, Zimbabwe Talking Drums ------ Drums that tell a story, they "repeat" what the speaker says. Yoruba Ethnic Group ------ Vodou, Haiti Syncretism ------ Overlapping of religious practice Indigenous ------ Originating in & characteristic of a particular region or country Mandinka Ethnic Group ------ One of the Largest ethnic groups in W. Africa Gypsy (Rom) Ethnic Group ------ An ethnic group originating in India characterized by a semi-nomadic lifestyle Dance ------ To move one's feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps, esp. to the accompianment of music. Diaspora ------ A group dispersion from a country or region Membranophone ------ Ethnomusicological classification referring to instruments such as drums that use a vibrating stretch Monophony ------ Music with a single melodic line Melody ------ An organized succession of pitches forming a musical idea Pan ------ A musical instrument from Trinidad made out of a steel oil drum....
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2011 for the course MUSIC 22121 taught by Professor Drandrewcshahriari during the Spring '10 term at Kent State.

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