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Unformatted text preview: Intervals, octaves o Duration: rhythm, meter time, beats Free rhythm singing playing with no rhythm o Intensity: dynamics, volume Piano, forte, crescendo, decrescendo o Setting Includes both the behavior and venue (place) Group tour or play in events regulated by audience and artists-Significance o Music carries meanings that may be interpreted in different ways by different people in different countries o African music is created to exploit many axes of signification: texts, gestures, drum language, insider knowledge (subcultures) o Meanings often lost outside the original context o Emic and etic viewpoint derived from phonemic and phonetic from linguistics-The Silk Road-Persian Santur o Zither-North Indian Santoor o Pandit, Mustad master o Chinese Yangqin...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MUS 111 taught by Professor Blah during the Spring '08 term at Binghamton University.
- Spring '08