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Native America

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Plains Style
high to low, harshness, tension, short phrases
Uses Strophic Form (strophe played and repeated)
Eastern Style
Greater variety from plains, rounder and more relaxed vocals, call and response
Yuman
Southwest united states and california, phrase repeated several times and interrupted by higher section (rise) relaxed vocals
Ghost Dance Songs
Believed to bring back the dead, used to take over lands
Peyote Music
Intertribal and based on hallucinogens from cactus in Mexico, easily distringuishable
forty niner songs
new body songs tied to powwows , funny songs with english strohpes
Powwow
a ceremonial complex from the 1940s, celebrated by Native Americans, has a dance circle, surrounded by chairs and vendors, drums and men striking it, grand entry, songs are strophic, community related
Diagetic Music Making
Particularly for films music that you see as its sounding... your seeing what you hearing