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  1. MUSI 207Middle East Chapter 3

  2. The Music of the Middle East Update: Chapter Presentations, D2L PowerPoint Presentations, MyMusicLabChapter Exam • Chapter Presentation Eval. • MyMusicLab Listening Guides • MyMusicLab Instrument Gallery and Map • Chapter Presentation • Characteristics of Middle Eastern Music

  3. Characteristics of Middle Eastern Music Monophony – One melody line is played simultaneously by all performers Ornamentation- Notes are bent or are embellished with trills, glissandos, or short secondary notes Sound Quality (Timbre)- Flat, vibratoless tone, with a hard-edged, “raspy” quality Solo, vocal music dominates Improvisation is highly valued

  4. For next class Review Chapter 3 Take the Chapter 3 exam (Fri.) Work on your presentations and D2L PowerPoints

  5. “In a world of peace and love, music would be the universal language.”Henry David Thoreau