Singing as means of cultural identity ‘against’ globalisation. Xavier Baulies. Introduction. Diversity of musical history linked to the geographical and sociological realities is the basis form which choral music at local level keeps the identity of ways of thinking, feeling and singing.
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Singing as means of cultural identity ‘against’ globalisation
Voice, Drums, Strings, Other Metal and Brass
Natural Intonation and Equal Temperament (Tonality Modulation)
Materials (2 interrelated ways of vibration) :
Other Metal and
from Natural intonation to Equal Temperament (Tonality Modulation and equal use of tones)
Misunderstanding of the concept:
‘BACH Well-tempered clavier’ as an Equal Temperament rather than an asymmetric one
Reference: Bradley Lehman
Singing effect in Europe and North America: ‘Long major thirds and short fifths’
B# = C
B# is not
equal to C
There is a COMMA
Bach's diagram shows a tuning sequence. Starting at F-C, C-G etc, go clockwise around the circle. Temper the 5ths narrow by 1/6 (2/12) comma, 1/6, 1/6, 1/6, 1/6, 0, 0, 0, 1/12, 1/12, 1/12.
‘Every language have transparency of vowels, specific use of consonants and proper vocal technique, historically associated to emotion and feeling’
‘Every culture need to develop musical language and to promote quality composers to build up complexity’
two inseparable axes of energy
‘orchestral’ adaptation to emotion
Use of technical support:
Piano (not as basis for harmonic intonation)
Inner Game of Music
Awareness, Will and Trust
Internet access to Catalan repertoire and coordinated activity
Interest for training courses for conductors and singers
Increasing number of auditoriums and concerts
Positive ‘2003 Europa Cantat’ effect?
Baba yetu (African song)
Uz Mne Kone Vyvadeji (Czech folk song)