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China

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Pentatonic scale
skips 4th & 7th note; scale has no half steps= no tension
Heterophony
two or more instruments playing the same basic melody, each embellishes different parts
program music
instrument music intended to tell a story or depict something musically
Jiagnan Sizhu
traditional Chinese music played today; teahouse music; informal, amature; some heterophony
Wu Man
female traditional pipa player
Wen
2-4 minute song, tranquil
Wu
5-13 minute song, elaborates stories (battles)
Internationale
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Songs for the Masses
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Cui Jian
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Throat singing
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