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Music 133 Fall 2010 Exam 2 Study Guide The exam will include three parts: 1. Multiple choice questions in response to audio examples 2. Multiple choice questions that include definitions, terminology, and basic concepts 3. Short answer questions that draw on material from the reading and lecture and asks you to use specific examples from readings and lectures to think critically about the primary concepts covered so far To study, you should: Do the readings again—or for the first time, if you’ve neglected to do so thus far; Look at the terminology list at the end of this document; Look over the review questions at the end of this document, and compare with your lecture notes; Listen again—or for the first time. ..—to the recordings that were presented in lecture as well as to the ones called out at the end of this document. To me the most important large-order questions have been: What does the term “traditional music” mean, in common practice? In what ways is that term useful and in what ways does it need re-defining for this class? “traditional” typically means old, anonymous, static, non-commercial How has the fact of colonization/empire played a role in the history of the music we looked at for this unit? australia- people who colonized became dominant, remains settler government after independence PNG- limited colonial presence, returns to local control after indep. mongolia- were the colonizers building mongolian empire. inner mongolia is part of china, tuva = russian control What is “indigeneity” (or, who are indigenous peoples of the world) and how does indigenous music reflect aspects of indigenous society? indigenous society = people have face to face relationships with everyone in the society. close knit villages What is animism and how is it different from place to place? - australia - totemism - involves a belief in personalized spirit beings that are also connected to specific aspects of the natural world shark/turtle - “prior beings” or spirit beings that are related to shark and turltes.
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humans draw errthang about the world from these - PNG - animism in where thinking that the world is inhabited by ancestoral dead. homage not worship for familaial ancesters - mongol - shamanism, 1 greater being for all Some more specific questions and terminology tied to particular societies we studied: Australia: What is “The Dreaming” (Tjukurrpa)? spirit ancesters sang the world into existence, people continue to perform songs from teh dreaming (wu-ungka + emu songs) or spirit ancesters give people new songs to sing (wangaat mankay) What is the relationship between land, art, and politics? all interrelated? the land was created through spirit ancesters and continue
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course MUISC 133 taught by Professor Solis during the Fall '11 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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