Music Final Exam

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  1. Lamellaphone
    instrument has a series of thin plates, or "tongues", each of which is fixed at one end and has the other end free.
  2. Polyphonic
    a texture consisting of two or more simultaneous lines of independent melody
  3. “Interlocking
    To unite or join
  4. Ostinato
    phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice, usually at the same pitch.
  5. “Call and Response”
    a succession of two distinct phrases usually played by different musicians
  6. Supranationalism
    Extending beyond or transcending established borders
  7. Diaspora
    scattered population with a common origin in a smaller geographic area
  8. Liminality
    the quality of ambiguity or disorientation that occurs in the middle stage of rituals
  9. Mestizo
    mixed-race people
  10. Rake‘n’ Scrape
    Its most distinctive characteristic is the use of the common handsaw as the primary instrument, along with various kinds of drums, box guitar, concertina, triangle and accordion.
  11. Calypso
    style of Afro-Caribbean music that originated in Trinidad and Tobago during the early to mid 20th century.
  12. Ethnomusicology
    tudy of music (broadly defined) that emphasize its cultural, social, material, cognitive, biological,
  13. Folk Music
    traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century. No author
  14. Trinidad
    largest and most populous of the two major islands and numerous landforms which make up the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago
  15. Mbira
    wooden board with attached staggered metal keys
  16. Hosho
    consisting of a pair of maranka (mapudzi) gourds, known as with seeds.
  17. Kora
    harp built from a large calabash cut in half and covered with cow skin to make a resonator with a long hardwood neck
  18. “Jew’s Harp”
    it consists of a flexible metal or bamboo tongue or reed attached to a frame. The tongue/reed is placed in the performer's mouth and plucked with the finger to produce a note.
  19. Banjo
    • he banjo is a four-, five- or (occasionally) six-stringed
    • instrument with a thin membrane stretched over a frame or cavity as a
    • resonator.
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