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  1. Music in Ireland and Thailand Sara Halberg

  2. Traditional Music • THREE MAJOR TYPES • Vocal • Instrumental • Dance • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ • Entertainment for social gatherings

  3. Lyrics • **Religious Struggles • **Political Struggles

  4. Instruments • Uilleann pipes • Harp • Bodhran • Fiddle • Concertina • Tin whistle • Flute • Plucked instruments • Piano, electric instruments

  5. Structure • AABB • 8 measure section A, 8 measure section B • Section B- higher range • After 32 measures, switch to similar form and rhythm, but different melody • Embellish to make own

  6. Types Jig- triple feel Reel- duple feel Hornpipe- slower reel Polka- couple dance Waltz- ballroom style

  7. Competitions and Willie Clancy Summer School • Feis Ceoil • Fleadh Cheoil • Prestigious, but social • Changed approach • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ • Week-long music/dance school • Ages 6-60 • All instruments • Vacation and social gathering • INFORMAL ACTIVITY, NOT A PROFESSIONAL ONE

  8. Traditional Music • TWO MAJOR TYPES • Dance • Instrumental

  9. Dance Dramas and Folk Dances Rehearsed performances Puppetry Khon- masked w/ chorus Lakhon- less facial masks, graceful Likay- opera-like w/ orchestra ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Social gatherings Vary among region

  10. Instruments • Most originally from India • 50+ percussion • Most ensembles- khwang wong and/or khong won • Ta-phon • Drums- Thon, klong khaek, khlong marigan • Cymbals- ching, chap lek, khong rao, mong • Flutes • Plucked instruments • Bowed instruments

  11. Fundamentals • Nonharmonic • Divisions based on percussion • Disorganized feel- duple and triple • Common folksongs- nature, spirits • No written notation system = all folksongs • Lullabies

  12. Differences • Instruments • Bagpipes, harp, flutes, one drum • Mostly percussion w/ 1-2 pitched instruments • Form • Jig, reel, hornpipe, polka, waltz • Duple, triple time together

  13. Similarities • Osmosis/ Folksongs • Melodic vs. harmonic • Dancing