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melody
a series of notes that makes sense
rhythm
a time relation between sounds
texture
the way all the notes in a piece relate to each other
monophonic
a single melody
homophonic
dominant melody with accompaniment
heterophonic
more than one version of the same melody at the same time
polyphonic
more than one different melody at the same time
aerophone
vibrating column of air
ie shackuhachi from Japan
chordophone
vibrating string
ie sitar from India
membranophone
vibrating head
ie tabla from North India
idiophone
vibration of instrument itself
ie Gamelan gong
aesthetics
what is considered beautiful
Uillean pipes
air is pumped in with elbow, soft sweet sound
Scottish bagpipes
air is blown into bellows, loud and meant for war
PowWows orignated as __________________________
a way to honor WWII veterans
the purpose of the Native American flute is _______________________
a courting instrument
Southern drum
open drum, 3 to 4 honor beats
Northern drum
closed drum, honor beats vary according to song
the symbol of the modern PowWow is _____________________
the fancy dance
The root of all jazz is _____________
blues
Dixieland orginated in
New Orleans
Big Band was created primarily for
the swing era
instruments of the big band include
saxophone, trombone, trumpet, piano, trap set, bass guitar
charlie parker
bebop saxophone
dizzy gillespie
be bop trumpet
Miles Davis
cool jazz trumpet
raga
melody
tala
rhythm
drone
an unchanging tone or group of tones against which melodies are played
sitar
stringed instrument like guitar from North India