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world music - african instruments
Balafon
Mbira
Gankogui
Axatse
Wooden xylophone, warm, mellow sound
Thumb piano - ringing sound
Cowbell, sounds harsh and metallic. struck with stick
Shaker/maraca
Balafon
Wooden xylophone, warm, mellow sound
Mbira
Thumb piano - ringing sound
10 terms
World Music African Unit
Gankogi
Axatse
Kaganu
Kidi
Double bell/time keeper
Gourd shaker
Baby drum
Mother drum
Gankogi
Double bell/time keeper
Axatse
Gourd shaker
12 terms
GCSE World Music - African
Talking drum
Shaker
Homemade percussion instruments
Rattle
Squeezed to change pitch (sounds like talking)
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Talking drum
Squeezed to change pitch (sounds like talking)
Shaker
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28 terms
Music- World, African & Indian Music
Membranophones
Chordophones
Aerophones
Idiophones
sound produced by membranes
sound produced by strings
sound produced by air
sound produced by other materials
Membranophones
sound produced by membranes
Chordophones
sound produced by strings
World Music West African Music
Pulse
Rhythm
Meter
Pitch
single unit of sound that is repetitive within a song
specific rhythmic pattern, not the meter
the unit of measurement in music, how time is measured, time…
more specific to noise you hear, frequency at which a sound i…
Pulse
single unit of sound that is repetitive within a song
Rhythm
specific rhythmic pattern, not the meter
19 terms
world music africanisms
complex polytonic texture
layered ostinatos
conversation
improvisation
multiple layers of independent instruments playing different…
repetition built from different ostinatos and variations
call and response, or all voices speaking at the same time or…
hallmark. creates freedom for the musician.
complex polytonic texture
multiple layers of independent instruments playing different…
layered ostinatos
repetition built from different ostinatos and variations
13 terms
Musics of the World- African: Songs
Nuba (al-'istihlal)
Jellaba Titu and Saadiye
Petit Pays
Ete Mete
Thomas Library Reserve CD 45... Track 1... Morocco: Andalusian
Thomas Library Reserve CD 45... Track 2... Morocco: Gnawa Brotherhood
Thomas Library Reserve CD 45... Track 3... Cape Verde: Cesaria Evora
Thomas Library Reserve CD 45... Track 4... Ethiopia: Selsshe Damessae
Nuba (al-'istihlal)
Thomas Library Reserve CD 45... Track 1... Morocco: Andalusian
Jellaba Titu and Saadiye
Thomas Library Reserve CD 45... Track 2... Morocco: Gnawa Brotherhood
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World Music, African Music, and Indian Music
world music
ethnomusicology
cultural anthropology
folk music
music from outside of Western culture and all folk music
the study of folk music
the study of music and its function in society
music that does not have any notation and is transmitted orally
world music
music from outside of Western culture and all folk music
ethnomusicology
the study of folk music
20 terms
African World Music Study Guide
Africa is the largest continent in the…
Africa has over people living there
Africa has countries
There are over languages spoken there
second
1 billion
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Africa is the largest continent in the…
second
Africa has over people living there
1 billion
67 terms
World Music - Native American/African
Culture
Ethnomusicology(ist)
Music culture
Soundscape
A people's way of life, learned and transmitted through centu…
The study of music in culture, the study of music AS culture,…
A group's total involvement with music: ideas, actions, insti…
The characteristic sounds of a particular place, both human a…
Culture
A people's way of life, learned and transmitted through centu…
Ethnomusicology(ist)
The study of music in culture, the study of music AS culture,…
African Music
Melody
Harmony
Rhythm
Djembe
Pentatonic, tritonic, heptatonic, using western intervals
Polyphonic textures
Polyrhythms - each drum plays one rhythm repeatedly, highly a…
West African drum made of wood and goat skin
Melody
Pentatonic, tritonic, heptatonic, using western intervals
Harmony
Polyphonic textures
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World Musics African Final Questions
The Mande people base their social hie…
A repeated melodic or rhythmic pattern…
In Mande song, which of the following…
When you alternate pitches of one part…
Occupation
Ostinato
Kumbego
Interlocking melodies
The Mande people base their social hie…
Occupation
A repeated melodic or rhythmic pattern…
Ostinato
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West African Music - World Music Cultures
Tonal Language
Drum Speech
Polyvocality
Kora
Language not spoken just by the actual sounds of its syllable…
Because the Akan language is tonal, drums can be played to mi…
Many voices, because much African music is "drum speech", the…
Plucked chordophone of the Mande people(ethnic group in weste…
Tonal Language
Language not spoken just by the actual sounds of its syllable…
Drum Speech
Because the Akan language is tonal, drums can be played to mi…
39 terms
African Music
Community Participation
Call and response
Improvisation
Variation Technique
How music is presented and is an important element in all tri…
A leader who sets the pace and rhythm of the activity. Commun…
small formulas that can be changed by the performer. In Afric…
Tied in with Improvisation and Ostinato, the transformation i…
Community Participation
How music is presented and is an important element in all tri…
Call and response
A leader who sets the pace and rhythm of the activity. Commun…
35 terms
African Music
Call and response
Improvisation
Interlocking melodies
Vocal techniques used in Pygmy music
A melody sung by one singer is responded to, or echoed by one…
Small formulas that can be changed by the performer. In Afric…
2 or more instruments play diverse melodies that are independ…
Slides, grunts, groans and yodels for expression
Call and response
A melody sung by one singer is responded to, or echoed by one…
Improvisation
Small formulas that can be changed by the performer. In Afric…
34 terms
African music
Djembe picture
Agogo
Kalungu picture
Caxixi
Djembe picture
Agogo
16 terms
African music
African music
African drums
West African djembe
Talking drum
People clap, sing and dance in the music. It is not normally…
They are usually made of wood or metal and they come in diffe…
AKA jembe. It is a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played…
It is a drum shaped like an hourglass. It is played to imitat…
African music
People clap, sing and dance in the music. It is not normally…
African drums
They are usually made of wood or metal and they come in diffe…
16 terms
African Music
Membranophone
Djembes
Talking Drum
Idiophones
Drums... (Membrane-Sound)
(Gem-Bay)... Membranophone... Strings on Upper Half... Hand Drum
Membranophone... Hourglass Shape... Strings Surrounding It... Played w…
Percussion Instruments that aren't Drums
Membranophone
Drums... (Membrane-Sound)
Djembes
(Gem-Bay)... Membranophone... Strings on Upper Half... Hand Drum
34 terms
African music
Djembe picture
Agogo
Kalungu picture
Caxixi
Djembe picture
Agogo
16 terms
African Music
Scale
Harmony
Rhythm
Djembe
Normally based on a pentatonic scale
Polyphonic textures
Polyrhythmic - each drum plays one rhythm repeatedly, highly…
West African drum made of wood and goat skin
Scale
Normally based on a pentatonic scale
Harmony
Polyphonic textures
43 terms
African Unit; Music of the Worlds People 123
1-1 Postal Workers Canceling Stamps:Lo…
1-1 Postal Workers Canceling Stamps
1-15 Agbekor:Location
1-15 Agbekor:Purpose
Ghana... No Tribe
Using tools of the trade(ink pad, scissors, stamps)... To create…
Ghana/Togo... Ewe
Dance and music... Formerly for war, now generally performed for…
1-1 Postal Workers Canceling Stamps:Lo…
Ghana... No Tribe
1-1 Postal Workers Canceling Stamps
Using tools of the trade(ink pad, scissors, stamps)... To create…
34 terms
World Music Final- African and Native American
Shona
Mbira
Hosho
Kushaura
People of Zimbabwe, Bantu language group
Lamellaphone-idiophone with plucked keys mounted on soundboar…
Ideophone-Dried Gourds with seeds inside to create natural ra…
To Lead-Mbira music
Shona
People of Zimbabwe, Bantu language group
Mbira
Lamellaphone-idiophone with plucked keys mounted on soundboar…
16 terms
African Music, African American Music During Slavery
Vernacular Music
Heterogeneous Sound Ideal
Call & Response
Guttural Effects
Part of everyday life
Complex interaction of contrasting musical elements
Statement by singer or instrumentalist followed by others
Screams, Moans, & Shouts
Vernacular Music
Part of everyday life
Heterogeneous Sound Ideal
Complex interaction of contrasting musical elements
15 terms
African music terminology
Oral tradition
West African djembe
Talking drums
Cross-rhythm
When music is not written down, but is passed on through word…
A goblet-shaped drum played with bare hands. The body is carv…
Drums which imitate the rhythms and intonations of speech. Th…
The effect produced when two juxtaposing rhythms are heard to…
Oral tradition
When music is not written down, but is passed on through word…
West African djembe
A goblet-shaped drum played with bare hands. The body is carv…
14 terms
African Music
djembe
Talking drums
african flute
african horn
played with bare hands producing a loud, bass sound
imitates the rhythms and intonations of speech, double-headed…
wind instrument (often made out of bamboo) played vertically…
aerophonic instrument producing a loud monotone note
djembe
played with bare hands producing a loud, bass sound
Talking drums
imitates the rhythms and intonations of speech, double-headed…
13 terms
African Music
Drums?
Shekere is?
Mbira?
Kora?
Kidi, Kaganu
Shaken instrument, made of gourd
Thumb piano
String instrument, plucked harp
Drums?
Kidi, Kaganu
Shekere is?
Shaken instrument, made of gourd
9 terms
African Music
Performing Media
Common Instruments
Call and response
Ostinato
also known as tone colour or instruments
djembe drums, cowbells, shaker, mbira/thumb piano, solo voice…
question and answer (often between leader and chorus)
repeated musical pattern
Performing Media
also known as tone colour or instruments
Common Instruments
djembe drums, cowbells, shaker, mbira/thumb piano, solo voice…
9 terms
African music
performing media
common instruments
call and response
ostinato
also know as tone colour instruments
djembe drums, cowbell, shaker, mbira/thumb piano, solo voice,…
question and answer (often between leader and chorus)
repeated musical pattern
performing media
also know as tone colour instruments
common instruments
djembe drums, cowbell, shaker, mbira/thumb piano, solo voice,…
21 terms
African Music
Maghrib (north) and Sub-Saharan
European colonization
Participation inclusive
values
two zones of continent w african music divide
African music has strong influence from this
singing, dancing and adding rhythm
music is necessary in life, not just art
Maghrib (north) and Sub-Saharan
two zones of continent w african music divide
European colonization
African music has strong influence from this
10 terms
African Music
Improvisation
Call and Response
Cross-rhythm
Ostinato
Making up the music as you play.
A short melodic or rhythmic idea performed by a soloist and a…
The accenting of different notes at different times producing…
A constantly repeated rhythmic or melodic pattern.
Improvisation
Making up the music as you play.
Call and Response
A short melodic or rhythmic idea performed by a soloist and a…
African Music
Key Points
Vocal
Instrumental
Mbira
Rhythm is most important factor... Lots of polyrhythm... Mostly 12/…
Call and response... Strophic-repetition of melody but with diff…
Forms linked with language of tribes or area... Instruments are…
Thumb piano... Metal or bamboo strips flicked with thumbs... Tuned…
Key Points
Rhythm is most important factor... Lots of polyrhythm... Mostly 12/…
Vocal
Call and response... Strophic-repetition of melody but with diff…
African music
Texture
Time signiture
Xylophone
Mbira
Call and response, polyrhythmic
12/8
Wooden bars on a resonating frame
Thumb piano
Texture
Call and response, polyrhythmic
Time signiture
12/8
29 terms
African Music
intro
colonization
music in community life
initiation
African musical traditions are marked by a variety that refle…
European colonization of Africa gathered significant momentum…
Musical performances are essential to religious rituals, init…
Music is at the center of this extended process of initiation…
intro
African musical traditions are marked by a variety that refle…
colonization
European colonization of Africa gathered significant momentum…
25 terms
African Music
Mande Tribe
Shona Tribe
Ewe
Baka Tribe
Gambia River Area of West Africa, songs for the Kora, profess…
Zimbabwe, Mbria, often accompanied by dancing, lots of audien…
drumming, southeastern Ghana, metrically complex
southwestern Central African republic, vocal, polyphonic musi…
Mande Tribe
Gambia River Area of West Africa, songs for the Kora, profess…
Shona Tribe
Zimbabwe, Mbria, often accompanied by dancing, lots of audien…
67 terms
African Music
"Ayisana ye"
"Ya Ya Loo"
"Menye Sroe"
"Woa Nebe Yesese"
Guinea Coast, Anlo Ewe tribe. Children's song.... Clapping (1 2…
Guinea Coast, Anlo Ewe tribe. Lullaby.... One woman singing (poo…
Guinea Coast, Anlo Ewe tribe.... One lady singing.... Song of Rebuke.
Guinea Coast, Anlo Ewe tribe. Mocking song.... Woman, call & res…
"Ayisana ye"
Guinea Coast, Anlo Ewe tribe. Children's song.... Clapping (1 2…
"Ya Ya Loo"
Guinea Coast, Anlo Ewe tribe. Lullaby.... One woman singing (poo…
16 terms
African music
the most important feature of African…
the lead drummer in a group of musicia…
polyrhythm
drums are used for..? (3)
rhythm
master drummer
several rhythmical patterns are played at the same time
• bringing alive songs, dances, ceremonial music... • convey mes…
the most important feature of African…
rhythm
the lead drummer in a group of musicia…
master drummer
16 terms
African Music Flashcards
West African Djembe
Talking Drums
Master Drummer
Cross-Rhythm
An African drum which is played by the bare hands and is shap…
Talking drums is a style of playing which is meant to imitate…
Leads the Drum ensemble and plays the solos. By giving cues,…
When two conflicting rhythms are played, this effect is heard.
West African Djembe
An African drum which is played by the bare hands and is shap…
Talking Drums
Talking drums is a style of playing which is meant to imitate…
24 terms
African Music
What is African music based on?
Which beats of the bar are stressed?
How many beats in a bar?
What is African music similar to?
Rhythmic cycles of varying lengths
The 2nd and 4th beats, the off-beats
There are 4 main beats to every bar, but each bar can be divi…
Jazz music
What is African music based on?
Rhythmic cycles of varying lengths
Which beats of the bar are stressed?
The 2nd and 4th beats, the off-beats
8 terms
African Music
Communality
Functionality
Pygmies
Features common in African Music
-African societies stress communal participation in nearly al…
-music severs a social function; integrates the indivdual int…
-generic term for forest dwellers in centrial Africa ... -only a…
-variety of timbre... -polyphone, multiple pitches heard simulta…
Communality
-African societies stress communal participation in nearly al…
Functionality
-music severs a social function; integrates the indivdual int…
25 terms
African Music
Bira Ceremony
Drum Language
hosho
hourglass drum
shona ceremony used to contact dead ancestors, uses mbira for…
pitch in language can affect meaning, drums alter pitch to mi…
shaker instrument made out of a gourd filled with seeds
used for drum language can vary the pitch
Bira Ceremony
shona ceremony used to contact dead ancestors, uses mbira for…
Drum Language
pitch in language can affect meaning, drums alter pitch to mi…
27 terms
african music
music, rituals, entertainment
drum music
drum beats
oral tradition
_________ is central to every aspect of traditional life, fro…
to accompany dancing or singing
used for communication, relaying of messages
music is passed on through _______________
music, rituals, entertainment
_________ is central to every aspect of traditional life, fro…
drum music
to accompany dancing or singing
African Music
Kora
Mbria
Talking Drum
Balafon
1. From Northern
...
...
...
Kora
1. From Northern
Mbria
...
9 terms
African Music
Africa is the ____________ largest and…
It has a population of over _____ ____…
It contains ______ countries.
It is home to the world's largest ____…
second
1 billion
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hot desert
Africa is the ____________ largest and…
second
It has a population of over _____ ____…
1 billion
35 terms
African music
Nhemamusasa
Ewe dance drumming
Alima girls initiation music
Ala l'a ke
The shona people of Zimbabwe... (polyrhythms and ostinato, duple…
Gadzo (theatrical dance, festivals, parties, funerals, call a…
The baMbuti pygmies... (call and response, ceremonies, quadruple…
Ewe of Ghana... (ostinato, duple meter heterophonic texture)
Nhemamusasa
The shona people of Zimbabwe... (polyrhythms and ostinato, duple…
Ewe dance drumming
Gadzo (theatrical dance, festivals, parties, funerals, call a…
73 terms
African Music
The Language You Cry In
Polyrhythms
Interlocking rhythms
Percussion
Traces a mende language song recorded by a Gullah women in th…
the simultaneous occurrence of sharply contrasting rhythms wi…
Occurs when different rhythmic parts alternate with each othe…
musical instruments played by striking with the hand or with…
The Language You Cry In
Traces a mende language song recorded by a Gullah women in th…
Polyrhythms
the simultaneous occurrence of sharply contrasting rhythms wi…
17 terms
African music
Folklore and history
System of notation
Talking drums
Complex polyrhythmic structure
Passed orally
Doesn't exist
Gave messages over great distances
Lead by drums
Folklore and history
Passed orally
System of notation
Doesn't exist
23 terms
African Music
Desired vocal quality
Uluation
Shekere
Polyrhythms
nasal, bright, high pitches
a high pitched trill. Used as expression of emotion
a (normally) large gourd shaker with beads or shells
multiple rhythms at the same time.
Desired vocal quality
nasal, bright, high pitches
Uluation
a high pitched trill. Used as expression of emotion
31 terms
African Music
gankogui
axatse
atsimevu and goba
sogo and kidi
double bell that plays ostinatos in 12 pulse cycles
gourd shaker
barrel shaped master drum
mid sized drums for call and response
gankogui
double bell that plays ostinatos in 12 pulse cycles
axatse
gourd shaker
15 terms
African Music Quizlet Set
sub-Saharan Africa
The bigger the drum...
African drums can be played with...
The West-African Djembe
African music studied for IGCSE costly comes from here. Music…
The lower the sound
Hands or Sticks
The best known African Drum
sub-Saharan Africa
African music studied for IGCSE costly comes from here. Music…
The bigger the drum...
The lower the sound
9 terms
African Music
Call and Response
Membranophone
Djembe
Idiophone
a short melodic idea sung by a soloist and answered by a group
an instrument whose sound is made by vibrating a stretched me…
African instrument, drum, membranophone
an instrument where the sound is produced by the vibration of…
Call and Response
a short melodic idea sung by a soloist and answered by a group
Membranophone
an instrument whose sound is made by vibrating a stretched me…
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