2-Aural Analysis-Listening to the World's Music

2-Aural - Struck with a stick or other device “Rubbed” or “Singing” membranes Pitch Definite vs Indefinite Tuning System Scale Interval

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Aural Analysis Listening to the World’s Music
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First Impressions What stands out? Remember your gut feeling. Experiential associations Relate sounds to something you know.
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Aural Analysis Jargon Discipline specific vocabulary Four Properties of Sound Quality (Timbre or Aural Color) Pitch (Tone) Duration (Rhythm) Volume (Dynamics)
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Timbre Color of a sound Medium Voice/Instrument/Both Solo/Ensemble Organology Sachs-Hornbostel System
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Aerophones Flutes, Reeds, Trumpets
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Chordophones Lutes Bowed vs. Plucked Fretless vs. Fretted Zither NO NECK Plucked vs. Struck
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Idiophones Melodic vs. Rhythmic Plucked, Struck, or Shaken
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Membranophones Struck with the hand
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Unformatted text preview: Struck with a stick or other device “Rubbed” or “Singing” membranes Pitch Definite vs. Indefinite Tuning System Scale - Interval - Range Melody Melodic Contour Text Setting Syllabic vs. Melismatic Rhythm Beat - Tempo Accent Meter Duple/Triple Free Rhythm Rhythmic Density Phonic Structure Monophony Polyphony Homophony Independent Polyphony Heterophony Simultaneous variations of the same line of music Etc. Dynamics Form “Blueprint” of music over time Extra-musical Associations History, religion, other art forms, etc....
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course MUSIC 22121 taught by Professor Drandrewcshahriari during the Fall '10 term at Kent State.

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2-Aural - Struck with a stick or other device “Rubbed” or “Singing” membranes Pitch Definite vs Indefinite Tuning System Scale Interval

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