What was the name of the monk from Arezzo that created the musical staff?
Vibration, Amplification, Power Source
What three things are needed to create a sound?
5 lines, 4 spaces
How many lines are on a musical staff? How many spaces?
how many beats are in the measure
What does the top number in the time signature indicate.
which note gets the beat.
What does the bottom note of the time signature indicate?
A leger line
What type of line is used to extend the staff?
What do barlines divide the music into?
How many quarter notes are in a whole note?
What type of line is used to divide up a piece of music into manageable parts?
What is the name of the Persian military band?
A unique instrument that is both a stringed instrument and a drum.
The Qanun is a middle eastern lap harp that has 26 sets of strings. How many strings are in each set?
A swaying motion
What does a "snake charmer" use to "hypnotize" his snake?
A Middle Eastern lute that has a very long neck to accommodate the 24 note scale from that region.
The Adhan is a call used by Muslims to remind them when it is time to pray. How many times a day can you hear the Adhan?
A Middle Eastern reed flute that is placed at a 45 degree angle from the mouth so that it will split the air.
The Ghaychak is a Middle Eastern string instrument that is held between the legs of the person playing it, similar to what more familiar instrument?
The Shofar is jewish trumpet that is made from the horn of what animal?
What is the name of the Maori war dance that uses scary faces, loud growls and heavy movements?
What do that aboriginal people of Australia use to make the mouth pieces of the Didgeridoo?
The Purerehua is a blade shaped instrument that is swung by a rope to communicate over long distances. It is similar to what Australian instrument?
There are two kinds of Hula dance: Hula 'Auana uses modern western music and is more graceful. The other is more traditional, is accompanied by percussion and chant, and the movements are more rythmic. What is the other style of Hula called?
A flute that is blown from the nose.
A four-stringed Hawaiian lute.
What type of instrument was carved to look like a human skull?
It changes the pitch
What does placing your hand in a Conch Shell while blowing through it do?
The Cuica looks like what instrument? Even though it is played by moving a waxed stick through the bottom of the instrument.