African Music . Exploring Music 7. Family Life. Families provide focus for community activities- singing, dancing, and music are important parts of family life Rural Lifestyle- Up at dawn, and return home for an evening meal when it gets dark
Exploring Music 7
rope-tuned skin-covered drum
played with bare hands,
originally from West Africa.
carved of hardwood and a
drumheadmade of rawhide,
most commonly made from goatskin.
comes from the saying "Anke djé, anke bé" which translates to "everyone gather together in peace" and defines the drum's purpose.
from Senegal, Africa
squash (gourd) covered
in cow skin
Listen to the recording of
Describe the vocal style
Describe the melodic style
When you have finished, draw some general conclusions about the style of music
graphic scores. The following graph shows a steady pulse of 12. The first pattern repeats over and over again.
This Hatsiatsia has three parts. Perform each part individually and then put them together to produce a group/class performance.
Refer to your handout Rubric for specifics