Introduction: What is Soundscapint

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FALL 09

ethnomusicology

a field of study that joins the concerns and methods of anthropology w the study of music

acoustics

the science that deals w sound

fundamental tone

the lowest tone in a harmonic series, also referred to as the 'first harmonic' or 'first partial,' which determines the perceived pitch of a sound

harmonic series/harmonics/ overtones/ partials

the series of simple vibrations that combine to create a complex pitched sound

fieldwork

research, including observation and participation, of living traditions, also called music ethnography

cross culture

of more than one culture

harmonic chant

style of singing of david hyke

pitch

the highness or lowness of a sound

register

a subset of the range of a voice or instrument

soundscape

the distinctive settings, sounds, and significances of music

khoomii

biphonic Tuvan throat singing, originally from rural Inner Asia and now heard in concert halls worldwide.

Ezengileer

stirrup; a type of khoomii that features a rhythmic pulsing, imitate riding a horse

igil

fiddle, 2 strings

kargyraa

style of khoomii characterized by text sung in a low register

khomus

Mouth harp, jaw's harp, Jew's harp, basically is a whistle

sygyt

higher pitched fundamental than kargyraa and produces clear harmonics that sound like whistling

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