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FNA 101 Final Exam (second)
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The origin of the name 'belly dance
French name Danse du ventre, which translates as "dance of the stomach"
Raqs sharq belly dance
classical Egyptian style of belly dance that developed during the first half of the 20th century
Turkish costumes belly dance are called
bedlah style belly dance outfit
a V-shaped or triangular belt which may be shaped or contoured around the top edge and a great deal of embellishment and beaded fringing on both the bra and the belt
Khoomi throat singing
Main type of throat-singing; sung in a medium-low range of the voice. The overtones are modified by tongue movement. Characterized as the softer style because it is clear and blended.
Sigit throat singing
Tongue is rested behind upper teeth; middle part of tongue is raised; sung in a medium-high range of voice. Overtones create higher harmonics that sound like a strong "whistle" and can be used in complex melodies.
Khargyraa throat singing
Use "false" vocal folds; sung in lowest range of voice, makes a croaking sound. Mouth widening is purposeful to shorten vocal tract. Two styles are the Mountain (dag) and the Steppe (xovu) inspired by nature.
igil throat singing instrument
Two-stringed instrument with a teardrop shaped body, no frets, sometimes made of wood or stretched goat skin; strings are made of horse hair and tuned a fifth apart. Similar sound to a cello
Byzaanchy throat singing instrument
Means "calf". Four-stringed instrument, tuned a fifth apart. Bow is threaded between the strings
Doshpuluur throat singing instrument
Three-stringed instrument, plucked or strummed, much like a guitar.
Kengirg throat singing instrument
Large frame drum made of goat skin. Drum is tapped with fingers or struck with a mallet. Introduced by Tibetan Buddhists.
throat singing origin
The Republic of Tuva is in the exact center of Asia. About 82% of Tuva is mountainous and creates natural barriers, which makes it very secluded.
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