voice and Azan memorized not a difficult task because you recite it a lot Most

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voice and Azan memorized – not a difficult task because you recite it a lot. Most people grew up hearing the Azan 5 times a day. Official position in the mosque, any male that meets these qualification and is over the age of 10 can perform the Azan. 5-6 sentence answers; be prepared to identify and elaborate on the following terms/concepts in 5-6 sentences: Azan as a communal endeavor (why is it a shared duty? Give examples from the textbook. Mention also the sawab/concept of merit) The Azan is officially the Meuzzin duty but any male above the age of 10 can perform the Azan. It is a shared duty because it is an act of sawab – where one receives merit for their good deeds. People believe the Muezzin is the tallest of people who stand on judgement day. Communla endeavor so all can earn favor with God. Listening: Textbook Track 1 “Call to Prayer”: identify the place of delivery (setting; where is the azan delivered/chanted?); texture; rhythmic aspect (non metrical or iqa based?); text setting (syllabic or melismatic?) Setting: Mosque through a speaker system Texture: rhythm is non- metrical, no regular beat. Text setting: mostly melismatic setting of syllables Monophonic: 1 male voice Topic 4: The Middle Eastern sound
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Know basic info about the following terms/concepts: Musical texture – organizations of musical parts (melodies and harmonies) and the ways they relate to each other. 2 textures are monophony and heterophony. Heterophony – prevailing texture in Middle Eastern music. More than one instruments play together, they will create a heterophonic texture. one melody but slight variations of melody per instrument being played. Each instrument perfrins a slightly different verson of the same melody or with small differences in timing. Each instrument will create different ornaments within the melody. One performer may bend the notes a little more than the other, play trills or add short secondary notes. Monophony – single melody is sung of played. Ex: Azan Which Middle Eastern musical genre(s) make use of harmony? Ornamentation in Middle Eastern Music (how is it created?) – ornamentation is the decorating of a melody with addition / subtraction of notes, trills on an instrument, slides between notes. Middle Eastern musicians ornament their melodies when performing and thus create the heterophonic texture when playing together in an ensemble. Musicians are free to decorate the melodies, add their own ornaments and nuances, leave notes out, double them, highlight notes by picking up and down on a string, slide between notes. Middle Eastern vocal timbre – raspy, flat, ornamentation Chorus-Verse structure (also know the difference between a chorus and a verse) Chorus: same music and same text. Verse: same music different text, instrumental breaks (interludes). Taqasim (describe its musical features/sound; why is it important?) – instrumental improvisation in Arabic and Turkish music. Taqasim features a solo free improvisation on a selected musical scale. Solo melodic line can be accompanied by a drone (continuous note) Played by another instrument, extensive ornamentation. Precedes a composed piece of music, functions as introduction to a song or instrumental piece of music. Highly praises, showcase virtuosity and
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