World Music ENTRY EXIT EXAM

World Music ENTRY EXIT EXAM - 3 Explain why music exists on...

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Music 109 – Entry Exam (9 points) / Exit Exam (27 points) Official Full Name: Date: Name you like to be called: Time: The ENTRY EXAM will not be graded for correct answers – only completion (each answer = 1 point). The EXIT EXAM will be graded for correct answers (each answer = 0-3 points) Grading Rubric for Each Question (Exit Exam Only) 3 = Excellent Answer (intelligent, factual, critically linking elements together) 2 = Average Answer (correct, however not well stated or supported and/or linking elements together) 0 = Poor Answer (incorrect or incomplete) 1) Describe how a “ sound ” is made: 2) Why do you think many people see the world “ ethnocentrically ” :
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Unformatted text preview: 3) Explain why music exists on many levels beyond just the sound coming out of a speaker : 4) Cite an example (name and location) of a world music culture and then compare* and contrast* it to American pop music culture. * include = a. Purpose / b. Aesthetics / c. Pitch and Rhythm / d. Instruments and Timbres: 5) Explain the purpose of “ melody ” and “ harmony ” and how they are different : 6) Give an example (name and location) of a World Music Culture that uses a “ polyphonic texture ” : 7) Give an example (name and location) of a World Music Culture that uses a “ heterophonic texture ” : 8) Explain the purpose and possibilities of “ improvisation ” as compared to “composition” : 9) Compare and contrast the instrumental “ timbre” preferences and differences of classical Indian instruments with traditional West African instruments ? How confident your are in the answers you’ve given ? (circle one) not at all confident a little confident very confident extremely confident...
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