yiri

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  • Created by: amy
  • Created on: 03-04-13 20:47
djembe
goblet shaped drum from West africa
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donno
hourglass shaped talking drum held under the arm and played with the hand
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dun dun
double headed drum in several different sizes, played with sticks
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cross rhythms
rhythms that literally cross the usual pattern of accented and unaccented beats creating irregular accents and syncopated effects
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oral tradition
music that is learnt by listening and repeating, and passed on orally from generation to generation (without being written down)
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poly rhythmic texture
a texture made up of many different rhythms
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tone languages
in African music, languages made up of only a few pitches, called tone languages. The pitch level determines the meaning of the words
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membranophones
category of instruments that have a drum skin (membrane)
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vocables
effects made by the voice, using vowel sounds such as 'eh', 'ah', 'oh'
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heterophonic
a musical texture in which several parts play the same melodic part but with slight differences in pitch
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monophonic
a musical texture of a single melodic line with no accompaniment
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Card 2

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hourglass shaped talking drum held under the arm and played with the hand

Back

donno

Card 3

Front

double headed drum in several different sizes, played with sticks

Back

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Card 4

Front

rhythms that literally cross the usual pattern of accented and unaccented beats creating irregular accents and syncopated effects

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

music that is learnt by listening and repeating, and passed on orally from generation to generation (without being written down)

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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Comments

Samuel Richardson

These flip cards are useful to in making sure you can remember some key definitions and instrument names on 'Yiri' by Koko. A good thing to try after a revision session. 

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