Which is not a characteristic of the musical commentary in calypso music?
Calypso music usually consists of?
Improvised lyrics, inconsistent rhythmic patterns, humorous subject matter
What is the name of the event where Calypso music is performed?
Why is steel band unlike any other orchestra?
It is made up of all pans
What are the two sections of the steel band?
The melodic section and the rhythmic section
What are steel pans made from?
What style of music does Vodou music most closely relate to?
What is the main purpose of performing Vodou songs and rituals?
What is the vocal style of the Vodou ceremonial style we listened to in class?
Call and Response
What is an "Orus" in respect to Afro Cuban derived Salsa?
A rhythmical pattern particular to a God.
Which is a proper clave pattern?
What are the two main influences in Salsa music today?
Puerto Rican and Jazz Influences
Which instrument is not used in merengue?
What style is not an aspect of Merengue music?
Which of the following is part of both folk and ballroom merengue?
What instruments does the traditional mariachi ensemble consist of?
What factors led to the national desire for mariachi music?
The performance by Justo Villa in the 20th Century Mexico City/The Mexican Revolution
Which of the following is one of the core styles for mariachi?
Huapango, Son, Bolero Ranchero, Cancion Ranchera, Polk, +more
What is the distinctive instrument of the tango?
The fluctuations in dynamics and tempo in tango represent?
Indecisiveness and passion of the woman dancer
What are Porteños?
People of the "port city"
The Cape Breton fiddling style originated in which country?
Purit a Buel lyrics are in what language?
Gaelic and nonsense syllables
In Cape Breton fiddle music is used to:
Provide music for step dancing/Entertain people during the long Canadian winters
What is true about Cape Brenton music?
Fiddle tunes would be played at a ceilidh in Cape Brenton
Samba is a cross between which two cultures?
Brazilian and African
THe majority of the instruments used in Samba are:
What beat does Samba rhythm emphasize?
What gives spiritual and gospel music its distinct flavor?
What is the term for religious folk music?
Who was the first well-known Black Gospel Music Composer?
Thomas A. Dorsey
What is the main mood of Gospel Music?
From what literature does Gospel text come from?
1st four books of the New Testament
What does conjunto mean?
What is the most popular style of dance?
What is not an instrument used in Conjunto?
What was the name of the original place where Cajun music was traditionally performed?
Bals de masison
What language to Cajun people speak?
What did Cajun people come from before migration to LA?