MUH 2012-02 Day 2

MUH 2012-02 Day 2 - MUH 2012 Music in Western Culture...

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MUH 2012 Music in Western Culture Thursday, 26 August
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Review Music is the art that uses tones .
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Three types of sounds noises words tones
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Puzzlers: When is a noise/word/tone not a noise/word/tone?
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Four qualities of tones Timbre or tone “color” – complexity of vibration Loudness – amplitude of vibration Duration Pitch – frequency of vibration
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Elements of musical style Scoring – use of timbre Dynamics – use of loudness Rhythm – use of duration Melody – use of pitch to make lines Harmony – use of pitch to create depth Texture – combinations of melodies and harmonies simultaneously
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Culture and art Culture – collective/social identity expressed in way of life, activities, objects Ideas Values Art – expression/embodiment of Culture
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What does this music make you think of? and why? Please put your name on the back of your page.
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