Presentation on theme: "By Prof. Lydia Ayers. [dat23:6] Guimbri two or three- stringed long- necked lute Berber people from Morocco hollowed-wood resonator goat-skin face guimbri."— Presentation transcript:
by Prof. Lydia Ayers
[dat23:6] Guimbri two or three- stringed long- necked lute Berber people from Morocco hollowed-wood resonator goat-skin face guimbri
Liuqin four-string plucked instrument with frets [iii:4] Chen Gang: The Sun Shines Over Tashkurgan Who are the Tajik people and which scale is this?
“The Sun Shines Over Tashkurgan” Tajiks –southwestern part of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region –Mostly Muslims Scale G Middle Eastern Scale!!
Pipa pear-shaped lute of foreign origin 4-string plucked instrument with 4 neck ledges and up to 23 frets
Pipa [iii:5] White Snow In Sunny Spring (ancient Chinese melody)
Sanxian three-stringed plucked instrument with a small body and a long, unfretted neck [iii:7] The Moon over Guanshan, ancient melody, Zhang Nian- bing, arr.
Ruan a plucked lute with a round body and a fretted neck [iii:6] Qin Wen-chen: Night by the Lake
Sitar Tuned strings High bridges Gourd resonators Sympathetic Strings – Ravi Shankar, Raga Charukeshi Ravi Shankar, Sitar
Long String Instrument Ellen Fullman’s instrument with some strings over 100 feet long Played by stroking along the strings –Requires longer strings than plucking or bowing [Track 14] Ellen Fullman: Change of Direction Ellen Fullman
Semi-Civilized Tree Nazim Ozel’s harp- like string groups on an oak branch Counterbalanced opposing strings Tuning pins Nazim Özel