University of Connecticut
Department of Music
Music 1004: Non-Western Music
Monday/Wednesday 11:15 am 12:05 pm
Music Building (Main/Storrs Campus), Room 102
Lisabeth Miller Kettledon
Office: DramaMusic 148
Aural Analysis: Thai Classical Piphat
Many unique instruments can be heard. The first thing I hear is a membranophone
called a Daphon. The drums does not have repetitive structure and has both high and low
pitches to each strike. Immediately a
Nigeria: Juju Popular Music
The piece starts off with a male voice counting off followed by chordophones and
membranophones. I heard an electric guitar and bass, a bass drum, a snare drum and a hi-hat.
Immediately I was surprise
Music 1004: Non-western Music
Listening to both tracks and the podcast were very interesting. The Sufi Dhikr ceremony
and Fasel Kesment al Sawi held many similarities but also had noticeable differences. For
example, The Sufi Dhikr
Non-Western Music: First Test Review Sheet
Chapters 10, 11 and 12
Musical styles you should be able to associate the following terms
with a country, and to list the most important characteristics of each.
Alap: beginning section of a raga, accompanied only by the drone instrument.
Jor: Part of the alap where the tempo increases, and higher pitches are highlighted.
Jhala: end of the alap, music reaches maximum tempo and rhythmic density