Lecture one. Thinking about Music (2)

Lecture one. Thinking about Music (2) - Introduction to...

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Introduction to World Music Music 133
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What I will talk about today § Ways of thinking about Music, § … and how to talk about it § Class logistics § the syllabus § the textbook § Compass § grading § Looking ahead to research projects § your upcoming library demo
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Thinking about Music: the cultural context § “culture” – a problematic term § cultural § cultural production
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Aspects of Music § Sound of music § Ideas surrounding music § Behavior or activities related to the music (Ethnomusicologist Alan P. Merriam’s tripartite model. His seminal work is The Anthropology of Music )
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Thinking about music: organization and sound § rhythm and meter § melody § pitch § scale § interval § contour or shape § timbre § texture (“Harmony” in the book) § monophony § heterophony § polyphony § homophony § form § AABB (for example) § cadence
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Other aspects of music:
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course MUS 130 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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