The piece that I chose to discuss this week was the first movement of Wolfgang Mozarts
Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622. This is the only clarinet concerto composed by Mozart and
was the last piece to be composed before he passed away. Today this piec
In Response to Graceland
In August of 1986, the album Graceland was released after mass collaboration between
Paul Simon and a number of South African and American musicians. At the time of this albums
release, South Africa had a policy known as apartheid
Carnival is a celebration, one of the major celebrations taking place in Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil. This is a similar celebration to that of Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. The
celebration takes place between the Friday afternoon before Ash Wednesday t
When you begin a SAS session, it's often convenient to set up your environment
first. For example, you may want to
define libraries that contain the SAS data sets that you intend to use
specify whether your procedure output
Create a free
According to Bruno
the study of music in/as culture and a process/product of
Nettl and the video-
Module 9 Essay
Agbekor is short for Astiagbeko and is from the Ewe people from Ghana in Western
Africa. The piece brings together dancing, singing, and chanting to remember the story of a small
village winning a war agains
Module 7 Essay
Carnaval is a huge street party that happens in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil five days before Ash
Wednesday every year. Almost all of Brazils natives and many tourists come from around the
world to help celebrate.
Module 8 Essay
When I think of Africa, the first five things I think of are famine, violence, upbeat
music, lions, and desert land.
I picked the song Unomathemba by Ladysmith Black Mambazo. The tempo was
fast and upb
Module 12 Essay
The gong sounds different
Similar type of instruments
Symbolizes old power and
The song is named after the
god of love
Similar scales and modes
The songs name means
kinds of fl
Module 3 Essay
Discussion Questions: Graceland
1. Why was there a cultural boycott and why did Paul Simon go against it?
The cultural boycott was based around the working together of the two cultural, musical styles.
1) My personal definition of music is that music is any type or genre of music that evokes an
emotion to the listener. This creates a definition that is open ended. Every person has their own
thoughts, opinions, and feelings, and this makes it so that any
The Baamaya is a traditional dance that is popular among the Dagbamba people, which
was a group of people living in the northern region of Ghana. There are many different origins to
this dance, including that the dance was just a tactic to keep mo
As Egyptian nationalism came into light in the late 19th and early 20th century, new
diverse styles of music and dance began to play a major role in the creation of that nationalism
and that new Egyptian identity. One individual who had a major impact on
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The often ambiguous quality of
musical meaning invites
Amir, An Afghan refugee musician's
life in Peshawar, Pakistan
Notice the camera and interviewing
techniques, research questions,
participation, methodology, editing.
Australia- Celtic Music Abroad
Australia as a Theme in Irish Music"The WildColonialBoy"
Back home in Derry- Christy Moore.
Frith, Simon. Sound Effects: Youth, Leisure and the Politics of Rock 'n' Roll
Frith, Simon. On Record: Rock, Pop and the Written Word
Frith, Simon. Performing Rites: On the Value of Popular Music
Taylor, Timothy. The Sou
Four elements of hip hop
Hip hop ideologies
encourage inclusionary practices
Discuss the background of the zheng (or ancient guqin), including what it is, its context and
associations (both religious and social), and its general musical features.
The zheng is a Chinese board zither chordophone. This instrument has many strings (21
The best-known type of Mexican music is certainly mariachi music. It is a national
symbol for Mexicans, Mexican Americans, and Mexican communities all over the world. The
style known today as mariachi and mariachi moderno, or modern mariachi. The style an
1) When I first think of Africa, I think of the following things: 1) Elephants 2) bright colors 3)
hippos 4) giraffes 5) safaris
2) I will be discussing the song Unomathemba by Lady Blacksmith Mambazo from Shaka
Zulu (CD ex. #3-13).
The form could be clai
Module 6 Essay
1. Describe the development of Mexican mariachi music. What are the origins of this style and
how has it changed over the years? Explain how mariachi songs have come to represent
Mexico and its people in bot
Module 11 Essay
The four main categories of Irish traditional music are sean ns, airs, songs sung in
English, and songs with the Irish harp. Sean ns songs are sung in Irish Gaelic. Airs are free
rhythm songs. Songs like
MUH 2501: Introduction to
Colin Harte MA, MS
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downloaded a new copy of the syllabus.
Ignore listening tracks on syllabus.
MUH 2501: Intro
to World Music
Instructor- Colin Harte
World Music Ensembles
FEAR BUILE IRISH MUSIC CLUB
NEAR EASTERN ENSEMBLE
CHINESE/KOREAN MUSIC ENSEMBLE
COLUMBIAN MUSIC ENSEMBLE
Syllabus Change for Friday
MUH 2501: INTRO TO WORLD
Instructor: Colin Harte MA, MS
Review Important Dates:
09/02 groups assigned.
09/12 Topic Exploration forms due
(found on sakai).
09/23 Final Project Proposal due.
09/30 Concert Review due.
What is Music?