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Music Lecture #7 Wedding music in Middle East and Africa

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Department
Music
Course
Music 1170A/B
Professor
Peter G Schultz
Semester
Fall

Description
Wedding Music in Middle EastAfricaie CD 422 ZaffahZaffah where is it practicedoWedding precession Can take place before or after religious ceremonyoType of music that accompanies a wedding precessiono the music usually involves singing or chantingsome sort of rhythmic accompaniment usually by a membranophoneusually some kind of frame drum Dates back to well before MulismChrstianity was foundedread the part of the Moroccan stuff in textbookMoroccan Zaffah musical styleinstrumentation omazhartype of frame drumlarge jungles on the sidevery loud instrument used in weddingsplayed one handed unlike the daff very heavy Need one hand to support it and one hand to playdarker sound in zaffah tradition men are singing chanting wordsonafirfat nasal soundused in war situations weddings loud instrumentzagareetovocal explanationtrilling done by womenrhythmolinear hemiola wiki thistimbreosharp contrast in timbre
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