1. What is syncopation?
Syncopation is placing emphasis or accents on beats that are unexpected, or, alternatively, it
can mean not having emphasis or accents on beats that are expected.
2. What is ragtime? How is it related to jazz?
Which instrument looks like a snake? The serpent.
Which instrument is played by winding a crank? The Hurdy-Gurdy.
Which instrument "is a loud reed-cap instrument with a double reed"? The Kortholt.
Which instrument has been called the most versatile of Ren
Read the following short articles on Felix Mendelssohn's famous work, The Hebrides, also known as
What are the Hurrian songs? Why are they important? Hurrian songs are a set of fragmentary relics as
well as a nearly complete example of notated music from around 1400 BCE.
What is the Natya Shastra? Why is it important? Natya Shastra is