Know basic info about the following terms/concepts (essentially, know what they mean): · “Kan andi ghazal” · Shabka dowry · Halal / Haram · Gazelle · “Eating bread and salt” · Tabl baladi · Upper Egypt – the Said · Saidi mizmar · Saidi mizmar ensemble: instrumentation and roles/hierarchies · Saidi stick dances · Henna · Circular breathing · Egyptian (Dumyati) Zaffa band (origins; instruments)
· Zaffa (definition, function) · Saidi tipping ritual · Mazhar (oversized riqq) · Zaghareet · Zaffas during the 1950s (who performed? What kind of instruments?) Be prepared to identify the following terms/concepts in 5-6 sentences: Zaffa (definition, basic info, historical vs. modern zaffa) and Egyptian (Dumyati) Zaffa band (origins; instruments) Listening: · Textbook CD Track 7 “Kan Andi Ghazal”: know context (where could it be performed? In what kind of setting?), instrumentation, iqa (be able to recognize it when listening to the track – choose from a list of D and T structures), lyrics (what is it about?) · Textbook CD Track 25 “Mabruk alayk”: know context (where is it be performed? In what kind of setting?), instrumentation, be able to recognize the iqa’at when listening (note that there are two iqa’at).
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- Spring '14
- Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates