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The beautiful hardwood xylophone from Thailand with the boat-shaped body is called a...Khluii/Gamelan/Ranaat
Former name for Ghana.Gold Coast/Ivory Coast/Rhodesia
The Japanese zither that resembles a dulcimer is called the...Shamisen/Koto/Zheng
Urban music in Ghana is known as...NO HINTS!
The national dance of of Argentina is the...Samba/Cha-Cha/Tango
This Spanish rhythm, an alternation of 6/8 and 3/4 time, was immortalized in 'I Like to Be in America' from West Side Story.Sesquialtera/Cueca/Sesquioctera/Jota
What Vietnamese hero led a revolution against the French in 1945?Ho Chi Minh/Pham Duy/Ngo Din Diem
This Vietnamese instrument has only a single string in a resonating chamber. It is plucked with a bamboo shaft.Sheng/Dan bau/Kora/Dan nguyet
CHINA: multi-string zither tuned to the pentatonic scale without half steps. Known as koto in Japan.Zheng/Sheng/Dahu
In a modern mariachi ensemble, most harps have been replaced by the...Guitar/Guitarron/Vihuela
When different versions of the same melody are sung simultaneously, ____ is created.Rhythm/Syncopation/Heterophony/Harmony
CHINA: hammered dulcimer.Yanqin/Erhu/Zheng
The button accordion or ____ replaced the guitar in tango ensembles.Guitarron/Bandoneon/Vihuela
Wind instruments.Aerophones/Metallophones/Idiophones
Music from Thailand and Vietnam is most often written in the _____ scale.Octave/Pentatonic/Heptatonic/Decatonic
This country is shaped like an elephant's head.Vietnam/Laos/Thailand/Myanmar
The Mexican ____ is a ballad set in strophic form.Charrango/Corrido/Quena
Gamelan music from Indonesia is created through a process of _____ of musical sounds.Resonation/Layering/Harmonization
Name a chordophone from India:NO HINTS!
In Africa, a wooden struck ideophone.Xylophone/Frikywa/Agogo
The Nanticoke song 'O Hal L'we' celebrates the contributions of...Women/Children/Men
The two distinct styles of Indian music from North and South India are...NO HINTS!
Name an aerophone from Thailand.NO HINTS!
Stringed instruments.Idiophones/Chordophones/Membranophones
We performed the Thai 'Happy Birthday Song' calledNg Bak Loi Gimsaan/Sansa Kroma/Pleeng Wan Koed
CHINA: transverse fluteSheng/Souna/Diza/Muju
Columbus named the island of Trinidad as such because of...Three rivers/Three trees/three mountains
The two races of people brought to Trinidad to work the plantations.Greeks and Turks/Indians and Africans/Chinese and Japanese
The end-blown, edge-blown flute from the Andes, made of bamboo.Bombo/Quena/Charrango
All singing on the same pitch.Unison/Heterophony/Homogeneous
Who is the best known composer of Vietnamese diaspora?Hum Duy/Pham Duy/Wo Fat/Cho Minh
Balinese temples are decorated with:Mosaics/Carvings/Pictures
Pope Alexander VI designated a ____ in 1494 to divide territories between Spain and Portugal.Maginot Line/Line of Demarcation/Armistice Line
In which part of the Powwow could you dance the Indian Two-Step?During Intertribal Dances/at the Flag Song/in competition
In 1838, which tribe was forced to leave their tribal homeland and march on the Trail of Tears to Oklahoma?NO HINTS!
CHINA: double-reeded and hard to blow. Accompany singing and dancing in theatres and perform solo at weddings.Pipa/Guan/Souna
When people are forced to leave their native land and establish their culture again in a new land, they are said to be in...Aphasia/Diaspora/Migration
Music was used by the Spaniards to convert the natives to...Judaism/Shamanism/Catholicism/Rastafarianism
Argentina's national dance was created in the slums of...Montevideo/Buenos Aires/Rio de Janeiro
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In Ghana, African percussion instrument used with a chant.Mbira/Mfekane/Sistra/Frikywa
Indonesia was influenced by invaders from many nations. Bali probably received its Hindu religion from...Indian Traders/The Dutch/Chinese Settlers/Japanese Armies
The melodies of pizmons are based on the Arabic ___ .Mitzpahs/Alphabet/Maqam
The tamboura sounds two pitches and a fifth apart. They are...Seventh and third/Second and sixth/Tonic and dominant
African people best known for their xylophone orchestras.Akan/Ewe/Bantu/Chopi
One of the songs from Pham Duy's Vietnamese song cycle is called 'Who is Walking on the Endless ____'.Trail/Path/Road
After they converted to Christianity, slaves expressed their sorrow through ____.NO HINTS!
CHINA: 4-stringed instrument with pear-shaped body and 12-26 frets, called the Chinese lute.Erhu/Ruan/Pipa
Steel band instruments are more properly called...Steel pans/Kettle drums/Bongos
I am rounded in shap and have 8 finger wholes on top. Peruvian natives blow through my sound hole to perform lovely melodies.Rainstick/Quena/Ocarina/Bombo
Pitch affects the ____ of sound.Highness and lowness/loudness and softness/intensity
The Hindu God Krishna is always playing a bamboo flute called a...Sarangi/Ranaat/Sarod/Bansuri
CHINA: two-stringed bowed fiddle constructed with a narrow pole of hardwood or bamboo inserted through a tubular resonating chamber.Dan Nguyet/Zheng/Erhu
The very large male and female drums used by the Akan people for communication or celebration are called the:NO HINTS!
The pair of thick brass cymbals from Thailand that keep the time line is called the...Ching/Dhao/Khoong/Dhan
In Bali, Indonesia, I would hear this style of music.Gamelan gong kebyar/Jhummar Bhangra/Mahalaka
This is a pear-shaped instrument used in Middle Eastern music.Ud/Maqam/Qanun/Layali
A young Latina girl would like to have ____ music at her quincineara celebration.Tango/Agbadza/Mariachi
CHINA: carved from a wood block in the shape of a fish.Souna/Erhu/Muju
To show respect for music and musical instruments, Thai performers remove their ___ before playing.Hats/Robes/Coats/Shoes
Mariachi music and other Mexican vocal music frequently features singers singing harmony in...Seconds/Thirds/Fourths/Fifths
Name an idiophone from Africa (ANY ONE).NO HINTS!
A song of the Mandan Indians that tells the story of two animals.Song of the Skunk/Song of the Coyote/Song of the Shoshone
The larger the steel pan, the ____ its pitch range.NO HINTS!
CHINA: end-blown flute.Xiao/Pipa/Erhu
Music and dance performed at Ewe funerals.Agbadza/Mfekane/Mbuti
Steel bands are fashioned from...Hubcaps/Cooking Pots/55 gallon oil drums
Eastern Native American tribes lost their cultural traditions because of...Carelessness/Persecution and Assimilation/Neglect
Maximizes the sound of an African xylophone.Gourd resonator/Akan Stick/Mouthbow
Among Buddhist monks in Tibet, a biphonic vocal style consists of ___ pitches at once from one person.NO HINTS!
Many different rhythms at once...Polyrhythms/Heterophony/Multiphonic
The ____ is an Indian stringed instrument for which the player oils his fingers and wears a finger pick.Vilhuela/Sarangi/Sitar
When a soloist sings and the chorus answers, this African form is called...Theme and variations/call and response/texture and melody
Panpipes, native to the highlands around Lake Titicaca, are also calledSiku/Cueca/Quena/Charrango
____, the capital of Thailand, is crisscrossed with canals where people buy produce.NO HINTS!
When Mighty Sparrow sings 'Short Little Shorts', it is an example of what musical style?Calypso/Mariachi/Santeria
'Gregorio Cortez' is an example of a Mexican border song, or...Charrango/Mariachi/Corrido/Vilhuela
The name for the social tango danced in clubs is...Mihueca/Milonga/Miguelo/Matzlaca
CHINA: short neck, flat soundbox. Round box with 2-4 strings, one of the great Peking opera stringed instruments.Guan/Zheng/Ruan
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What woman was the first to play the drum at East Shoshone Indian Days?Buffy St. Marie/Helene Furlong/Mary Sweetwater
In tintala tala, the 16 beats are grouped:4-4-4-4/2-3-5-6/8-8/2-4-10
The most revered and treasured animal in Thailand is the...Monkey/Tiger/Elephant/Cow
Thailand's happy people attribute their sunny disposition to...Weather/Buddhism/Food/Language
The great singer who popularized tango world-wide in the 1930's was...Juan Carlos/Carlos Gardel/Gregorio Cortez/Sam Carlos
The xylophone in Thailand is called...NO HINTS!
In music from India, the tala is an underlying ___ structure Melodic/Choral/Rhythmic
Accenting normall weak beats.Heterophony/Polyrhythm/Syncopation
CHINA: Double reed instrument made of bamboo or wood. Sounds like a duck call.Guan/Ruan/Muju
CHINA: mouth-blown free reed instrument with vertical pipes.Zheng/Pipa/Souna/Sheng
A Jewish pizmon is a...Chorus/Protest Song/Hymn
The Shoshone have replaced their warrior ways with...Military Service/Rain Dances/Flag Songs
In Thailand, a student learns music by studying with a...Master Teacher (Guru)/Sensei/Ranaat-ek
Region where the bushmen live...Ghana/Bantu World/Sudanic Belt/Akan
Gamelan gong kebyar features xylophones with metal bars that are struck with hammers. These xylophones are called...Metallophones/Membranophones/Aerophones
The Tibetan monks generate a fundamental pitch that produces audible...Undertones/harmonics/dynamics
Peter Minshall's giant puppets from Carnivale in Trinidad have been seen at the...West End Theater/New York World's Fair/Olympic Games
The former name for Thailand was...Indochina/Burma/Siam
At the end of the Flag Song, we may hear this expression of joy.Ululation/Clapping/Praying
In an African ensemble, the ____ is played on an instrument that the others listen to in order to stay together.NO HINTS!
In music from India, the raga is a...Collection of Tones/Harmony/Beat
Very large steel bands are famous for their elaborate Calypso arrangements, created for the ___ at Carnivale.Steel band competitions/Dancing/Singing contests
Mariachi refers to musicians who dress and play in a style typical of the Mexican state of...Vallarta/Chihuahua/Jalisco/Santeria
In Peru, the natives created this instrument, which is similar to the Spanish vihuela.Guitarron/Charango/Quena
The two best Hindustani musicians in India who are known worldwide are Ravi Shankar and...Ali Akbar Khan/Allaudin Khan/Akbar Jawuharlal
In order to sound a more accurate and vibrant pitch, Indonesian gongs are made with a raised ___ that is struck with a padded mallet.Layer/Knob/Spot
The Mariachi dress of sombrero, tight trousers with buttons, short jackets and bowties was inspired by the dress of...Jewish merchants/Bandidos/Wealthy Mexican landowners
A Middle Eastern flute played out the side of the mouth.Ney/Bansuri/Layali
Instruments that are struck or shaken.Idiophones/Membranophones/Chordophones
The ceremony of wai khru honors...NO HINTS!
Slave songs were passed on through the ____ tradition.NO HINTS!
CHINA: large, two-stringed fiddle one octave below the erhu.Muju/Dahu/Pipa
These people are associated with the Atumpan.Shoshone/Nanticoke/Akan/Zulu
At the Powwow, when the eagle staff is carried, you shoud...Dance and Sing/Stand and remove your hat/Clap solemnly
African percussion instrument used to call the spirit world.Sistra/Atumpan/Mbira/Dhol
If I traveled to the Punjab region of India, I might hear this folk music style played on the dhol drum.Tintala/Bhangra/Shankar/Dastgah
Invented the instrument classifications.Schilling and Andersen/Sachs and Hornbostel/Schumann and Liszt

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