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Music of the World Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What effect do the various characteristics of West Asian music have on the general style and tone of compositions?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a type of instrument traditionally found in West Asian music?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about West Asian music is NOT generally true?

Question 4 4. How are the various Latin dances similar?

Question 5 5. In Latin music, what is the clave?

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Question 6 6. What are the main types of clave?

Question 7 7. In East Asian music, how is transparency defined?

Question 8 8. How does the music of East Asia differ from that of Western cultures?

Question 9 9. How many notes are in an octave in a pentatonic scale?

Question 10 10. Which country is the birthplace of gamelan?

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Question 11 11. What type of instrument is the Gamelan orchestra based around?

Question 12 12. What is the English transliteration for ombak?

Question 13 13. What does it mean for a song to be polyrhythmic?

Question 14 14. Halfway through a concert, a young West African musician starts yelling. Is this behavior acceptable in the context of a West African musical performance? Why or why not?

Question 15 15. What is a hemiola?

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Question 16 16. Eastern Europe is a widely defined geographical and cultural region. Which of these areas is NOT part of Eastern Europe?

Question 17 17. What does the term aksak describe in Eastern European music?

Question 18 18. Why do Eastern European modes sound different than Western European modes?

Question 19 19. How is dreamtime related to music in Australia?

Question 20 20. What are mele?

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Question 21 21. Why is circular breathing important for playing the didgeridoo?

Question 22 22. What is a raga?

Question 23 23. What is the chalan?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT one of the sections in a raga performance?

Question 25 25. Compared to traditional European music which features 12 distinct tones, how many tones are there in West Asian music?

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Question 26 26. Dance is integral to Latin music and the driving inspiration behind it; all of the following are some of the many types of Latin dances except

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements is NOT generally true of East Asian music?

Question 28 28. What are the two main Gamelan traditions?

Question 29 29. What is the most common melody structure in West African music?

Question 30 30. Geographically, what may be partially responsible for the lack of standardization throughout traditional Eastern European music?

Music of the World Chapter Exam Instructions

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