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Flashcards in Guitar and African music Deck (18):
1

where does the acustic guitar come from

spain

2

2 reasons why the guitar is popular

can be played in many different ways, easy to transport

3

3 types of guitar used in a rock band

bass, lead, rhythm guitar

4

I am from china, tear drop shaped body, 3 or 4 large tuning pegs, name means strum forwards and backwards

pi'pa

5

comes in 6 different sizes, triangular shaped body, 3 string, small sound hole

balalaika

6

not shaped like guitar at all, twangy sound, round body, no bells, no back to body

banjo

7

not shaped like a guitar at all, long rectangular body, 13 silk strings, comes from japan

Koto

8

Sitar comes from...

India

9

Bouzouki comes from

Greece

10

mandolin comes from...

Italy

11

lute comes from...

Europe

12

2 styles of playing the guitar

plucking and strumming

13

Spanish style of playing that involves fat strumming and fast plucking

Flamenco

14

2 styles of music that makes rock music

Rhythm and Blues and country western

15

when was rock music invented and where

1950's and America

16

name the movie that featured rock around the clock

blackboard jungle

17

Who wrote great balls of fire

Bill Haley and the comets

18

identify 4 African music characteristics

call an response, polyrhythm, ostinato, tribal languages