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1

What are the 4 textures used

polyphonic
monophonic
homophonic
heterophonic

2

describe the melody

call and response
ostinato
hexatonic
improvisation
virtuostic
ornamentation
tremolo

3

what is the tonality of the piece

g flat
diatonic

4

describe the instruments

voices
african drums
balaphons

5

what types of african drums are in the piece

large talking drum
small talking drum
djembe
dundun

6

describe the rhythm

polyrhythm
cross rhythm
syncopation
free tempo
semiquavers
demisemiquavers
modrato

7

what is the genre of the music

african

8

describe the intro

1. solo balaphons
2. 2nd balaphons
3. drums

9

describe the main section of the piece

chorus 1-unison
1. short instrument break
chorus 2-unison
3.call and response
chorus

10

describe the coda/outro

coda has 5 repitions

11

what re the common features of African music

master drummer
ostinatos
improvisation
oral tradition
drums
drumming techniques
constant beats
call and response

12

where are koko from

burqino faso west africa

13

what is the melody based on

one main melody with variation

14

what scale is the piece

pentatonic