Flashcards in Test 2 Deck (22):
Literally a single sound
2 voices texture in which the lower part sustains a continuous pitch
Same sounding. Ex: hymns with 4 pitches but all have same rhythm
2 or more different melody lines are combined
2 or more parts sound almost the same melody at almost the same time
Stepwise melodic movement
Melodic motion by larger leaps
Has one string and a bamboo shaft to alter the pitches
Ballad- conveys memories of places people.
Strophic form, triple meter
Adoration or praise music- Hebrew text
Major type middle eastern scale
Minor type middle eastern scale
Looks like a lute with a shorter neck and fatter body
Establishes the maqam that will be used in the song
Wu man plays - Chinese lute type instrument
Bowed Chinese instrument - 2 strings
Who were the ladies from the movie?
Mary Maran and Bendu
Where was the song originally performed?
In Sierra Leon for a death at what they called a Tenjami ceremony