1. In one or two sentences, briefly define ethnomusicology using your own words. Make sure you rely on the information from the Learning Resources.
2. List and define two other concepts, terms, techniques or methods that can be used to examine and interpret music and dance.
Ethnomusicology is (one sentence). (Optional second sentence).
1. Theme – the main melody or melodies in a piece of music that most stand out
2. Frailing – a plucking technique from Old Time banjo music which means striking downwards on strings with the fingernail and then plucking the fifth string with the thumb in an off beat
“Glossary of Musical Terms.” Khan Academy, www.khanacademy.org/humanities/music/music-basics2/notes-rhythm/a/glossary-of-musical-terms.
What Is Ethnomusicology? – Society for Ethnomusicology, www.ethnomusicology.org/?page=WhatisEthnomusicol.
Zepp, Donald. Frailing vs Clawhammer, Zepp Music, www.zeppmusic.com/banjo/frvscl.htm.