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1 MUSIC VOCABULARY Name: Eunice TapiaChapter: anthropologistsScholars who study the physical and cultural characteristics and social customs of a group of people. 2 EthnomusicologistScholars who study the music of different cultural groups 3 CultureThe customs, beliefs, language, arts, and institutions of a group of people that are learned and transmitted within the groups. 4 Music culturePerformance practices, means, traditions, uses, and beliefs about music of a group of people, either form a specific time or place. 5RhythmThe way the beatsor pulses are organized and subdivided.

2 CHORUS VOCABULARY 6TimbreThe distinct tonal quality of an instrument or voice which is clearly identifiable by the ear. 7GenreA particular type of music with a distinctive form or sound 8Musical styleA form of expression within a musical genre 9Traditional musicInformal music that develops within and is strongly associated with a cultural group or region. 10Popular musicMusic intended for a wide audience, often featuring prominent melodies

3 CHORUS VOCABULARY 11 Classical musicA style of “art” music that stands apart form traditional or popular music. 12 GamelanA Balinese ensemble or performing group. 13 AuralHearing related 14 Perceptive listeningListening to and appreciating musical work for its full range of technical and expressive properties. 15 AestheticCharacterized by a heightened sensitivity the content, form, or emotional impact of an artistic work or event.

4 CHORUS VOCABULARY 16ScaleA sequence of tones arranged in rising pitches 17Major scaleSequence of 8 pitches built on the pattern of 2 whole steps, 1 half steps, 3 whole steps, and 1 half steps. 18IntervalDistance in pitch between 2 tones 19TextureThe way sounds are woven together 20EnsembleCooperative music expression Copy the terms and definitions. Keep the list in your folder.

5 CHORUS VOCABULARY 21MonophonicIn unison with everyone sounding the same octave or pitch at the same time. 22MariachiA musical group with several violins, trumpets, large bass guitar, and special five- and six-string guitars. 23AccentThe emphasis placed on musical sound 24MeterThe aural aspect of music in which a certain number of beats are grouped together. 25MeasureThe division of beats into defined groups separated by a bar line.

6 CHORUS VOCABULARY 26 ImprovisationSpontaneous musical invention 27 OstinatoA repeated musical figure. 28 SyncopationDeliberate shifts of accent so that it conflicts with the steady beat. 29 ConjuntoA dance music created by Mexicans in Texas. 30 BalletRefined style of classical dance emphasizes the verticality of the body, an outward rotation of the legs with fluid foot and leg work, and virtuosic turns and jumps

7 CHORUS VOCABULARY 31 MamboA type of ballroom dance that originated in Cuba. 32 Cha-chaA rythmic Latin American dance with basic pattern of three steps and a shuffle. 33 CharlestonAn athletic dance that includes kicks and inward leg rotations on syncopated beats of the music. 34 Tap dancingA step dance in which foot movements produce audible rhythms emphasized by small metal plates on the soles of the dancers shoes. 35Lindy hopA jazzy dance in which couples swing, balance, and twirl.

8 CHORUS VOCABULARY 36TangoLatin American dance performed at a moderately slow, walk-like tempo in 4/4 meter. 37SambaAn African-Brazilian dance that is faster and jazzier than the tango Copy the terms and definitions. Keep the list in your folder.

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