Music Final Exam
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Music Final Exam
instrument has a series of thin plates, or "tongues", each of which is fixed at one end and has the other end free.
a texture consisting of two or more simultaneous lines of independent melody
To unite or join
phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice, usually at the same pitch.
“Call and Response”
a succession of two distinct phrases usually played by different musicians
Extending beyond or transcending established borders
scattered population with a common origin in a smaller geographic area
the quality of ambiguity or disorientation that occurs in the middle stage of rituals
Its most distinctive characteristic is the use of the common handsaw as the primary instrument, along with various kinds of drums, box guitar, concertina, triangle and accordion.
style of Afro-Caribbean music that originated in Trinidad and Tobago during the early to mid 20th century.
tudy of music (broadly defined) that emphasize its cultural, social, material, cognitive, biological,
traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century. No author
largest and most populous of the two major islands and numerous landforms which make up the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago
wooden board with attached staggered metal keys
consisting of a pair of maranka (mapudzi) gourds, known as with seeds.
harp built from a large calabash cut in half and covered with cow skin to make a resonator with a long hardwood neck
it consists of a flexible metal or bamboo tongue or reed attached to a frame. The tongue/reed is placed in the performer's mouth and plucked with the finger to produce a note.
he banjo is a four-, five- or (occasionally) six-stringed
instrument with a thin membrane stretched over a frame or cavity as a