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  1. Mariopair of drums in northern india; looks like bongos; played with their hands and part of the rhythm; can also bend the pitch on them.

          

  2. Mahalabawar story between 2 brothers

          

  3. rebabmodal system (melodies or motives in Indian Music), associated with mood or the time of day

          

  4. Music to accompany Javanese Wayang Kulit-begins with an overture plated on the gamelan
    -musicians do not play constantly throughout evening
    -during the puppet performance, the gamelan plays music drawn from a large repertory of pieces.

          

  5. Slendropentatonic 5 pitch tuning system

          

  6. Canarticfamous kebyar dancer; the person that looks like a woman and kind of dressed like one

          

  7. absolute music-there to create a musical sound thats going on outside
    -written to express something

          

  8. wayangjust theater

          

  9. TintalMost popular Tala

          

  10. Historical events leading up to Indian Music-became a british colony;invaded by the dutch
    -won independence in 1947
    -divided into india and pakistan
    -democratic

          

  11. Claude Debussyassociated with festivals, processions and other noisy outdoor events; ensembles are strictly instrumental

          

  12. Javanesetraditional court music
    loud playing style
    tuning system: pelog

          

  13. Balunganbasic melody in the layers of the indonesian gamelan

          

  14. Colin McPheecomposer
    Book: A House on Bali
    Music: Tabuh-Tabuhaha
    -transcribed traditional balinese music into western notation (for piano, band
    -publicized bamboo gamelan (only using bamboo instruments)
    -revived angklung (tourist music on Bali)

          

  15. 4 Layers of Gamelan MusicPunctuating: instrument sound is important at structural points
    Main Melody (balungan): played by the xylophone instrument or male chorus
    Ornamenting: tiny gongs, rebab, xylophones with resonators, flutes
    Drums

          

  16. Tablalong, complex rhythmic cycles

          

  17. abstract dancemany different moods and characters expressed

          

  18. Types of instruments in gamelanPunctuating: instrument sound is important at structural points
    Main Melody (balungan): played by the xylophone instrument or male chorus
    Ornamenting: tiny gongs, rebab, xylophones with resonators, flutes
    Drums

          

  19. Sitarindian stringed instrument; usually used for the melody

          

  20. wayang kulitshadow puppet theater; all night performance
    forms- human actors, wayang kulit, dance

          

  21. Pelog7 pitch tuning system

          

  22. Rhoma Iramawar story between 2 brothers

          

  23. Punctuation-where Javanese liken the gongan to a sentence and conceive of the subdividing parts
    -stronger beats on 2 (med.) and 4 (str)
    -strongest beat is the 16th beat (the only beat where two punctuating gong instruments concide)
    -instruments sounding at important structural points

          

  24. gamelanpair of drums in northern india; looks like bongos; played with their hands and part of the rhythm; can also bend the pitch on them.

          

  25. program music-there to create a musical sound thats going on outside
    -written to express something

          

  26. soft styleintended for intimate gatherings and often indoor and involves singing.

          

  27. Ragamodal system (melodies or motives in Indian Music), associated with mood or the time of day

          

  28. Layered Texturemonophonic- one musical line, like a chant
    heterophonic- several different versions of melody played at the same time plus the drone
    polyphonic- multiple voiced (counterpoint)

          

  29. loud sytleintended for intimate gatherings and often indoor and involves singing.

          

  30. dangdutmodal system (melodies or motives in Indian Music), associated with mood or the time of day

          

  31. Kecak-dramatization of ramayana
    -revived by Walter Spies (german visual artist) as a tourist attraction

          

  32. kebyar dancingcross-dress dancing; music is virtuosic, unpredictable and flashy.

          

  33. Tamburadrone in indian music; long necked, pear shaped string instrument; set up so the bridge buzzes with the strings.

          

  34. Irama/Irama LevelDangdut singer star

          

  35. Walter SpiesColin McPhee's friend, was involved in the development of the kecak

          

  36. Gender Wayangfour xylophones with resonators are the main instruments
    2 pairs; ornamenting later pause with resonating tones- stands in for punctuation of large gong (slendro tuning system)

          

  37. Social History of Java and Bali affecting musicPunctuating: instrument sound is important at structural points
    Main Melody (balungan): played by the xylophone instrument or male chorus
    Ornamenting: tiny gongs, rebab, xylophones with resonators, flutes
    Drums

          

  38. HindustaniMost popular Tala

          

  39. Pathetmood of the piece determined by the time of day

          

  40. Talalong, complex rhythmic cycles