revisit the listening examples in the Karma Police by

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(revisit the listening examples in the powerpoint/activities) ° “Karma Police” by Radiohead (Middle Eastern cover) – think about the Middle Eastern musical elements in the song. How has it changed in to sounding Middle Eastern? See discussion 3. Ghada Shbeir, “Ahwa Kamaran”: identify two musical instruments and the type of texture Textbook CD Track 33 “Oud taqasim”: why is this a taqasim? Think about the monophonic texture, no iqa presence (non metrical) and improvisational style. WEEK 4 Topics: Middle Eastern melodic modes (maqamat) Middle Eastern rhythmic modes (iqa’at) Know basic info about the following terms/concepts (essentially, know what they mean): Maqam Rast (7 notes, similar to western major scale; how is it different?) Function/Importance of the maqam Smallest interval in Middle Eastern Music E half flat (understand how it sounds a little lower –a quarter tone lower- in pitch that the western equivalent E note) Maqamat and Emotions Tabla Riqq Duff Dumm & Takk sounds Ornamenting an iqa Zaffa iqa (memorize the D T sequence; be able to recognize it; where is it performed?) Saidi iqa (memorize the D T sequence; be able to recognize it; where is it performed? What type of music does it accompany?) Maqsum iqa (memorize the D T sequence; be able to recognize it) Be prepared to identify the following terms/concepts in 4-5 sentences: Iqa: definition; how is it created?
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  • Spring '14
  • EkateriniAkarepi
  • Music, Islam

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