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  1. refers to sound: the characteristic sounds of a particular place, both human and nonhuman
    soundscape
  2. studies culture + expression
    ethnomusicology
  3. biphony, the combined voices of living things
    acoustic ecology
  4. the way of life of a people, learned and transmitted from one generation to the next
    culture
  5. a groups total involvement with music: ideas, actions, institutions, material objects- everything that has to do with music
    music-culture
  6. when we refer to the patternedĀ  recurrence of events. a time relation between sounds
    rhythm
  7. if we measure the time relations between the sounds and find a pattern of regular recurrence
    metrical rhythm
  8. the simultaneous occurence of several rhythms with what we can perceive as a shifting downbeat
    polyrhythm
  9. non metrical music- that is, singing and instrumental improvisation in ___ ____ is juxtaposed with metered music
    free rhythm
  10. simultaneous presence of two different metrical systems- as you "construct musical reality in two ways at once"
    polymeter
  11. when we want to refer to the tune- the part of a piece of music that goes up and down
    melody
  12. refers to how high or low a sound is. depends on the frequency of these sound vibrations, the faster the vibration, the higher the
    pitch
  13. tone quality. caused by the characteristic ways different voices, and music instruments vibrate
    timbre
  14. another way to emphasize a point in a melody is to add decorative tones or which in classical music are called ____
    ornaments
  15. distances between pitches, are not the same
    intervals
  16. you sing a melody and someone else sings a ____ a part different from the melody, at the same time
    harmony
  17. simultaneously sounding tones are called
    chords
  18. when the musical texture consists of a single melody only. for example when people sing a melody in unison
    monophonic
  19. when two or more voices elaborate the same melody in different ways at roughly the same time
    heterophonic
  20. when two or more distinct melodies are combined, the texture is
    polyphonic
  21. when two or more voices are combined in such a way that one dominated and any others seem to be accompanying the dominant voice- or what most people mean when they say they hear a harmony
    homophonic
  22. musical thought is made up of ____ that result from combinations of sounds
    phrases
  23. refers to the structure of a musical performance: the principles by which it is put together and how it works
    form
  24. breaking music down into its component parts of mode, motif, melody, rhythm, meter, sections, and so forth, and determining how the parts operate together to make the whole
    musical analysis
  25. the group that carries on the traditions and norms, the social processes and activities, and the ideas of performance
    community
  26. music cultures can be characterized by preferences in sound quality and performance practice. all of which are ____ discrimination; that is, they are concerned with ideas of beauty, pleasure, enjoyment, form, and affect
    aesthetic
  27. stock of music that is ready to be performed. a setlist basically
    repertory
  28. includes everything related to the organization of musical sound itself: pitch elements, time elements, timbre elements and sound intensity
    style
  29. lyrics to a song
    text
  30. the material objects that people in a culture produce, objects that can be seen, held, felt, and used
    material culture

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