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What culture is this instrument from:

ko-tsuzumi
Japan
What culture is this instrument from:

o-tsuzumi
Japan
What culture is this instrument from:

taiko
Japan
What culture is this instrument from:

nohkan
Japan
What culture is this instrument from:

shamisen
Japan
What culture is this instrument from:

hichiriki
Japan
What culture is this instrument from:

sho
Japan
What culture is this instrument from:

vina
India
What culture is this instrument from:

sitar
India
What culture is this instrument from:

tanpura
India
What culture is this instrument from:

tabla drums
India
What culture is this instrument from:

mridang drums
India
What culture is this instrument from:

so sam sai
SE Asia
What culture is this instrument from:

saung kauk
SE Asia
What culture is this instrument from:

chakay
SE Asia
What culture is this instrument from:

khaen
SE Asia
What culture is this instrument from:

pi nai
SE Asia
What culture is this instrument from:

santour
Middle East
What culture is this instrument from:

oud
Middle East
What culture is this instrument from:

tar
Middle East
What culture is this instrument from:

kamancheh
Middle East
What culture is this instrument from:

darbucca
Middle East
What culture is this instrument from:

mbira
Africa
Compare/Contrast Kabuki & Noh (audience, centuries, music, instruments)
Noh: Buddhism/the People, 14th Century, song and dance, nohkan, tsuzumis, and taiko.

Kabuki: Women started and popular with the crowds, 16th Century, avante-gard, shamisen
Describe Gagaku:
Only instrumental – using prominent winds, with strings/percussion providing rhythm and playing secondary role.
Emphasis on long notes.
Sliding pitches.
Ornaments.
Jo-ha-kyu concept.
What is sruti?
Smallest perceptible pitch difference in Indian Music
What is svara?
Musical intervals (2-4 sruti)
What is jati?
Categories of notes
What is raga?
"Type" of music dependent on time of day and emotional state
What is sa?
Beginning, droning note of scale
What is vadi?
Most important note
What is samvadi?
2nd most important note
What is tala?
Beats on drums
What are the Southeast Asian scale types?
5-note

7-note with weak 4 and 7 notes

7-note with equal intervals
What are maqams?
Notes and patterns between them (like modes)
What are dastgahs?
8-note scales