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wedge-shaped writing on flat clay tablets -one of the first known forms of writing developed by the Sumerians in Mesopotamia -adopted by later civilizations, including the Akkadians and Babylonians -many tablets have been deciphered and some mention music
two kinds of plucked string instruments archaeologists found in tombs at Ur, Sumerian city on the Euphrates Lyre - strings run parallel to the resonating soundboard and attach to a crossbar supported by two arms Harp - strings are perpendicular to the soundboard, and the neck that supports them is attached directly to the soundbox
distinctively Sumerian lyre whose soundbox features a bull's head, which had religious significance (could be used at a victory banquet) -the player holds the lyre, supported by a strap around his neck, perpendicular in front of him and plays with both hands -Lyre had a variable number of strings running from a bridge on the soundbox to the crossbar, where they were knotted around sticks that could be turned to change the tension and thus the tuning of each string used for wedding songs, funeral laments, military music, work songs, nursery songs, dance music, tavern music, music for entertaining at feasts, songs to address the gods, music to accompany ceremonies and processions and epics sung with instrumental accompaniment - all but the last uses that continue today
functional: practical, born in the midwest, based on European classical music (complicated), fast paced speed.
one of the greatest ragtime composers ever, Father of Ragtime; great piano player, educator
Scott Joplin, James Scott, Joseph Lamb
Mainly mid-high class, organized, main instrument piano, started in late 1800s and ended in 1920, happy music, lasted about 20yrs, 1st notable black music that was respected, no improve, written similar to classical music, emulates marches, but sounds improvised (even though it's not), syncopated, very complicated form, came from Midwest, trained musicians played
Hub of Ragtime
Main ragtime performer, wrote Maple Leaf Rag in 1800s, "Father of Ragtime"
the pulse (like a heart beat)
the loudness and/or softness of sound. Ex. p, f
the overall plan of a piece of music. Ex. A B A, verse and refrain
Ragtime, Boogie Woogie, Stride
Piano style that was a forerunner to jazz, not improvised; composer's art
Hub of Transportation, Black Colleges with music programs, Red light district (Ragtime)
1. Student 2. Public 3. Profession (Colleagues)
1. State Board of education 2. School board - set policies and meet *School advisory Council - develops an improvement plan for a school 3. Commissioner of education *Education Practice Commission.
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