1800's Suez Canal
popular song in an Arab diaspora
Oud & Qanun
popular Arab insturments
famous Mawwal singer
24 quarternote pitches
Middle East scale
William Francis Allen
edited and published the first collection of slave song spirituals
Call and Response
a characteristic of spiritual slave music
Fisk Jubilee Singers
exposed the world to spirituals
performed "Nobody knows the trouble i've seen" in a slower, more classical way.
African American folk singer; sung "Nobody Knows" as a quick pace spiritual.
ethnomusicologist; recorded Huddie while in prison and put together a large collection of old spirituals and folk songs.
birthplace of Jazz; Congo Square
nickname for Louis Armstrong- 1900s trumpet player.
played the piano: STRIDE PIANO
made Rag Time popular
Sheet Music Sampler
piano out on the sidewalk and someone playing music to promote rag time sheet music
family only on the way to the funeral. DIRGE-slow hymn played.
people who join the funeral procession on the way back from the funeral. Loud happy music
vietnamese composer. Very patriotic songs. Escaped to US; songs banned in vietnam.
"The National Road"
written by Pham Duy.
piece of music with 18 parts (in vietnam)
traditional vietnamese chamber music; celebration, holidays, etc
vietnam Lunar New Year holiday
popular night dance
stringed instrument with one string, plucked. Bend the string for different pitches
mexican ballad; strophic form. narrative most important part
Instruments for a corrido
guitar, maracas, drums; similar to the mariachi band
song about heroes
song about revolution
song about drugs/drug lords
sacred hebrew text combined with popular music.
borrow melody and put your own words to it.
intro to the pizmon
3 part singing part in the pizmon
a get together- not traditionally played with music on the sabbath
other day than sabbath, celebration using instruments
the way you look at something foreign that is all around you and you are a part of it.
observing the events around you, but not taking part.
instrument of hawaiian music; LAP GUITAR
an ornament of a steel guitar.
mini guitar; leaping flea
polynesians that toured around the world spreading polynesian music and dance
the Moe Brother's agent/sponsor
combined jazz music with Balanese gamelon music. trying to connect two different cultures and styles of music
Silk Road Ensemble
started by Yo Yo Ma
Goal of Silk Road Ensemble
make new music, spread culture, preserve silk road music, and create communication.
drums from india
stringed instrument from china
mouth organ from china
two stringed instrument played with a bow that doesn't leave the strings