Card Set Information
Latin america Arabia
Music 359 CWU
rather then being confined to a single geographic location, its people and their traditions are dispersed beyond the boundraies of the region
the trade route that connected asia, arabia and europe
China to morocco
: ud, buzuq, nay, qanun, daff/riqq
play the same melodie but not in unison
some add ornimentaion
others leave notes out
Tremolos from the ud buzuq and qanun
grace note pickups
short necked lute in arabian music
generally tuned in 4ths
Long necked flute in Arabian music
24 moveable frets
2 sets of strings in triple courses C and G.
blown obliquely at an angle
a zither with seventy five strings in triple courses witha series of small tuning levers that allow the strings to be retuned in the course of performance.
playing the same thing at the same time
evenly paced double or quadruple picking
fast picking up and down on a string
playing the note above or below quickly before landing on the main note.
jumping up or down an octave
ascillations between 2 adjacent notes
ornaments including a note above or below the main note.
when 2 or more voices elaborate the same melody in different ways at roughly the same time
a music note or scale
pursian, greek, turkish
melodic content, place, location, rank, techique of improvisation
each exspresses a spacific emotion
a maqam that begins on G
concluding musical statement
rhythmic or melodic ostinato
energized audiences during performances
a call to prayer
heard 5 times a day
not concidered music BUT it is musical
Judaism/ Chritianity/ Islam
all monotheistic religions all originating from the same location
callers who broadcast the Azan 5 times a day from mosques.
the nasal timbre of arabic singing
the arabic ancient religius text
recited in a specific way
sounds like music but is not called so
word of god
teachings in the hebrew bible
the traditions of the prophet Muhammed that were preserved in the statements of his closest compamions adn eventually recorded in writing.
provides an important source of guidance in matters of everday life
like the Qur'an
Where the sun sets
North Africa: Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya.
where the sun rises
Egypt and Sudan
Concidered part of the eastern arab world
Jews from spain
early spanish language that sephards used to sing repratories of sung poetry.
Rebec, Vielle, Kamenj
Bowed mideval and Mediterranean lutes
arab andaluian influence
1 or 2 stringed spiked skin coverd fiddle