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100

                                                                       

Which European chordophone has had the greatest influence on Latin music?

                                                       


    

The Guitar
100
What do Mariachi performers wear?

Charro costumes

100

Define: Syncretism

A fusion of cultures

100

How did the Aztecs use music in their daily lives?

Rituals and during battle

100

Define: Chordophone

A stringed instrument

200

African instruments are widespread in which areas of Latin America?

The Caribbean and Eastern, South America

200

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What does it mean to play in “parallel thirds”?

Two melodies played at the same time that are the same but separated by a major 3rd interval.

                                                       


    

200

What big celebration happens every year in Brazil in February?

Carnaval

200

Brazil was colonized by which country?

Portugal

200

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What are the five musical elements that form the distinctive characteristics of Latin American music? 

Parallel Thirds

Use of Harmony 

Paired Phrases 

Dance 

Rhythm Guitar 

300

Which 3 ethnic groups have greatly influenced Latin American Music?

European

Indigenous

African

300

What is one main characteristic of Mexican "son" music?

Fast-paced stamping/stomping couples dance. Zapateado

300

Latin Americans of mixed race are called what?

Mestizos

300

                                                                       

In 1959 Antônio Carlos Jobim and Joāo Gilberto produced an album that created which new sound?

                                                       


    

Bossa Nova

300

How does the guitar contribute to the harmony of Latin American music?

It creates a strong rhythmic emphasis

400

Which parts of the world are considered part of Latin America?

South America

Central America

Mexico

Caribbean

400

Where was salsa music created?

New York
400

What is a Brazilian favela? What is one good and one bad thing about favelas?

A favela is a poor Brazilian neighborhood

Good: People can do immensely creative things there

Bad: Gangs, police brutality, violence, Red Command

400

Darling will name 3 different Andean countries.  You will spell them all. 

Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile, El Salvador, Colombia, Uruguay

400

Darling will name 3 different Andean countries.  You will spell them all correctly. 

Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile, El Salvador, Colombia, Uruguay

500

                                                                       

Why did the music from Andean countries change in recent decades?                                                        


    

-Mountain dwellers moved to the cities and created new musical genres.

500

What are the 3 distinctive characteristics of Huasteca music?

Falsetto Singing

Two different sized guitars

A violin

500

                                                                       

How were slaves from North America different from the slaves in Cuba? 

Slaves in North America were separated in an effort to eradicate their native language and culture. 

Slaves in Cuba were isolated and retained aspects of their culture.

                                                       


   

500

                                                                       What happened in 1959 in Cuba that resulted in the closure of dance halls?

                                                       


    

A revolution resulted in a new socialist government

500

                                                                       

When did the samba become popular and which entertainer helped facilitate this?

                       

                                                       


    

-During the 1920’s-1930’s, and it was popularized by Carmen Miranda

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