World Music

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World Music by Mind Map: World Music

1. Indian Music

1.1. Instruments

1.1.1. Sitar

1.1.2. Tabla

1.1.3. Tanpura

1.2. Musical Elements

1.2.1. Melody - Rag

1.2.2. Rhythm - Tal

1.2.3. Drone

1.3. Context

1.3.1. Small groups of players

1.3.2. Played sitting on floor

1.3.3. Oral Tradition

1.3.3.1. Masters teach students

2. Caribbean Music

2.1. Instruments

2.1.1. Steel pans

2.2. Musical Features

2.2.1. Syncopation

2.2.2. Offbeat rhythms

2.3. Context

2.3.1. Steel band

2.3.1.1. Steel pans in different sizes

2.3.1.2. Drum kit

2.3.1.3. Latin percussion

2.3.2. Ska

2.3.2.1. Fast dance music from 1960s

2.3.2.2. Offbeat rhythms

2.3.2.3. Brass section

2.3.2.4. Lyrics about politics

2.3.3. Reggae

2.3.3.1. Slower than ska

2.3.3.2. Electrc guitars

2.3.3.3. Lyrics about love, politics, religion

3. African Music

3.1. Instruments

3.1.1. Mbira

3.1.2. Balafon

3.1.3. Shakers and bells

3.1.4. Drums

3.1.4.1. Djembe

3.1.4.2. Talking drum

3.1.5. Kora

3.2. Musical Features

3.2.1. Polyrhythms

3.2.1.1. Lots of rhythms at once

3.2.2. Call and response

3.3. Context

3.3.1. Simple instruments

3.3.1.1. Made from local natural materials

3.3.2. Oral tradition

3.3.2.1. Master drummers teach students

3.3.3. Drum ensemble

3.3.3.1. Master drummer leads the group

3.3.4. Everyone joins in

3.3.4.1. Singing

3.3.4.2. Dancing

4. Latin American Music

4.1. Salsa

4.1.1. Instruments

4.1.1.1. Brass section

4.1.1.2. Spanish singing

4.1.1.3. Latin Percussion

4.1.1.3.1. Maracas (shakers)

4.1.1.3.2. Bongo Drums

4.1.1.3.3. Guiro (scraper)

4.1.1.3.4. Claves

4.1.1.3.5. Congo Drums

4.1.1.4. Rhythmic piano playing

4.1.2. Musical Features

4.1.2.1. Syncopation

4.1.3. Context

4.1.3.1. Fast, lively dance music

4.1.3.2. Originates in Cuba

4.2. Samba

4.2.1. Instruments

4.2.1.1. Drums of different sizes

4.2.1.2. Shakers

4.2.1.3. Agogo bells

4.2.2. Musical Features

4.2.2.1. Polyrhythms

4.2.2.1.1. Lots of rhythms played at once

4.2.3. Context

4.2.3.1. Music for Carnaval parades

4.2.3.2. Originates in Brazil

4.3. Andean Folk Music

4.3.1. Instruments

4.3.1.1. Pan Pipes

4.3.1.2. Charango

4.3.1.2.1. Small, high pitched guitar

4.3.1.3. Quena

4.3.1.4. Simple drums

4.3.2. Musical Features

4.3.2.1. Fast strumming on Charango

4.3.2.2. Simple melody

4.3.3. Context

4.3.3.1. Originates from Andes Mountains