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MISSION

Introduction

Start!!!

Music Adventure around the world

Destination 01

Destination 02

Destination 03

Destination 04

Destination 05

CHOOSE YOUR DESTINATION

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Welcome to the icy north.Learn about the music of Iceland, Norway, and Estonia on the following pages!

WELCOME to THE ARCTIC!

String

Wind

Percussive

Listen to the langspil in the audio linked in the "+" section below. What kind of instrument is the langspil?

QUESTION 01

ICELAND!

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Langspil

Percussive Music

Instrumental Music

Vocal Music

Joik is what kind of music?

QUESTION 02

Norway

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Bukkehorn, the oldest known wind instrument in Scandanavia, made from a goat's horn

A lost child

A lonely traveler

A happy king

Who is the character in the Estonian folk song example?

QUESTION 03

Estonia

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Kannel, an ancient string instrument from Estonia

C

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The first letter is:

CONGRATULATIONS

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Continue on to learn about the music of Ecuador, Peru, and Chile!

WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE

Swaying Movements

Monotone Rhythm

Focus on Dance

What aspect is similar between the music of the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon Rainforest?

PREGUNTA 01

Ecuador

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The Rondadoor is a panpipe, sometimes decorated with condor feathers.

String

Percussive

Wind

What type of instrument was NOT used in ancient Incan culture?

QUESTION 02

Peru

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The quena is a flute dating all the way back to the Inca Empire

charango

zampona

ukulele

What is the name of the instrument pictured?

QUESTION 03

Chile

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Back to map

O

The second letter is:

CONGRATULATIONS

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WELCOME TO Europe!

Continue on to learn about the music of Serbia, Greece, and Poland!

One

Two

Three

How many strings does the gusle have?

QUESTION 01

Serbia

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Serbian gusle

Harp

Trumpet

Bagpipes

What instrument does the kithara resemble?

QUESTION 02

Greece

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Ancient Grecian instruments

Percussive & WInd

String & Wind

String & Percussive

The cimbalom is what type of instrument?

QUESTION 03

Poland

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Polish cimbalom

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S

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CONGRATULATIONS

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Continue to learn about the music of Egypt, Turkey, and Morocco!

WELCOME TO The desert!

3000 BC

2500 BC

2000 BC

When was the oldest Egyptian harp created?

QUESTION 01

Egypt

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Egyptian harp

Arabesque

Sufi

Duduk

Which is NOT a folk music genre from Turkey?

QUESTION 02

Turkiye

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Turkish ney

String

Percussive

Wind

Which kind of instrument are very important in Moroccan music?

QUESTION 03

Morocco

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Moroccan drums

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M

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CONGRATULATIONS

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Continue to finish off your trip around the world by learning about the music of Indonesia, Vietnam, and Armenia.

WELCOME TO Asia!

Metallophones

Idiophone

Membranophones

Which type of percussive instrument, used in the gamelan ensemble, can create melodies?

QUESTION 01

Indonesia

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gamelan ensemble

Syncopation

Call and response

Polyrhythm

What music technique is sometimes used between the brother and sister groups in Quan ho songs?

QUESTION 02

Vietnam

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Vietnamese quan ho singers

Metal Reed

Single Reed

Double Reed

The duduk is a wind instrument that uses what kind of reed?

QUESTION 03

Armenia

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duduk

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CONGRATULATIONS

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Polka is a lively couple dance with Polish origins. There are six different types of polkas: Slavic polkas (Polish, Slovenian), Germanic polkas (German, Czech- Bohemian), and southwestern polkas (Mexican and Papago-Pima). Instruments used in Polish polka include: clarinet, trumpet, trombone, tuba, accordion, violin, cimbalom, concertina, dulcimer, drums, The cimbalom is a unique instrument, like the piano, it has strings that are hit with mallets to create sound.

Polka

Watch the polka here!

Click to listen to the cimbalom

Moroccan folk music uses a variety of instruments with varying timbres, including the ghaita, mijiiwiz, ney, qarqaba, moroccan tam tam, bendir, tarija, rebab, derbouka, tar, and oud. Drumming is an important part of Moroccan music. The tar, zilli tar, and bendir are a few of the many percussive instruments that create the msuic's distinctive sound.

Moroccan Music

Listen to Moroccan drums here!

Listen to Moroccan rythms here

Norway is a country in northern Europe. There are several kinds of Norwegian folk music. The Sami people are indigenous to Norway and have a unique style of singing called "joik." The bukkehorn is an instrument from Norway that is made from a goat horn!

Norwegian Folk Music

Listen Here to the Hardanger Fiddle!

  • The Hardanger fiddle is like its counterparts the violin and American fiddle, but is played in a unique way.
  • Two strings are consistently played at the same time, causing it to sound somewhat organ-like.

Click the listen to listen to Joik singing!

Ecuador is a very diverse country, encompassing parts of the Amazon, the Andes mountains, and even the Galapagos Islands!The Shuar music comes from the people of the Amazon rainforest. The music is accompanied by a foot stepping dance. The rhythm stays very consistent and repetitive. Choreographies in the Galapagan dance also show the biodiversity on the island! The dance mimics the movement of the Albatross and other birds native to the islands.

The Sound of the Amazon & Islands

See the Galapagan dance here!

Click to listen to Shuar music!

The gusle and frula are two traditional instruments from Serbia. The gusle is a one-stringed string instrument and the frula a wind instrument like a wooden flute. Kolo is the national folklore dance of Serbia.

Serbian Folk Music

Listen to the gusle here!

Click here to watch how the frula is made!

Quan ho is a type of folk song from Northern Vietnam. The songs are typically performed in groups and performers call each other by family names like first brother, first sister, second brother, etc. The style calls for unique costumes and sometimes have call and response between the brother and sister groups.

Vietnamese Folk Music

Listen to quan ho here!

Click here to listen to traditional instrumental folk music from Vietnam

Regilaul (runic songs) are a traditional folk music genre of Estonia. Estonia is a country that lies between Sweden and Russia. Singing is very important in Balkan cultures.

Estonian Regilaul

Listen to an example here!

  • Translation of Song: Traveller, traveller, traveller singSing me your, sing me the song of your solitudeI'm listening, I'm listening, listening and singingYour solitude is my loneliness, your sadness also mineThe Moon rises, the Moon rises up to the skyThe Sun has set, the Sun has set to the other side of the worldThe traveller, the traveller, the traveller singsSings me his, sings me the song of his solitude

Click the listen to listen to the kannel!

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The duduk is a double reed pipe instrument made of apricot wood and is the national instrument of Armenia. Duduk is almost always accompanied by another duduk playing a drone pitch, using circular breathing to keep the pitch sustained. The duduk can have a very sad quality to its timbre and melodies.

Armenian Duduk Music

Listen to duduk ensemble here!

Click here to listen to a beatuiful duduk solo

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to answer musical questions in different continents to find the Treasure of Wisdom. Yes, you heard it right! Let's go for it! You will need a password to open the vault on the map. Go to each of the destinations and collect the letters in order to reveal the password!

Ancient Egyptians used a variety of instruments that exist in similar forms today. They had all three types of instruments, wind, string, and percussive. The ancient Egyptian harp held significant importance. Musicians were regarded highly in Egyptian society.The harp was an important instrument. The earliest harp can be dated back to 2500 BC!

Ancient Egyptian Music

Hear the Ancient Egyptian Harp here!

Dimotiko Tragoudi is one of the traditional musics of Greece. These songs date back to the times of Ancient Greece. There are many different folk instruments from Ancient Greece including the lira and lauto (lutes), the tambouras and gaida (bagpipe), the zournas (shawm), the daouli (drum), the dachares (tambourine), the ziyia (paired groups) and the violi (violin). The kithara is another Greecian instrument.

Folk music of Greece

Listen to the kithara here!

Click to listen to Greecian folk music!

Cueca is the traditional dance of Chile. It is a courtship dance in which the couple twirl hankerchiefs, twirl, and circle around each other.

Chilean "Cueca"

Watch the cueca dance here!

The charango is often used to acompany Chilean music. The charango is a small Andean string instrument.

Click the listen to listen to the charango!

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Arabesque is one of the popular traditional music styles from Turkey. The music of Turkey was influenced over time by its European and middle eastern neighbors. The Sufi music of the Ottoman Empire is also another notable folk genre from Turkey. The ney flute is used to create unique timbres in the music.

Turkish Music

Click here to hear Sufi music

Click to listen to Turkish Arabesque

The ancient Incan civilization lived in the area known today as Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Harawi songs were played on the quena, or a flute. Harawi develops later into the mestizo genre of yaravi. In Andean tradition, a man would play these songs to express his love from afar.

Ancient Incan Music

Listen to Harawi!

There are many other interesting Incan instruments! Explore the links on the previous page to see more!

Listen to traditional Incan instruments here!

Gamelan refers to the gong-based percussive ensembles from Indonesia. Each gamelan consists of a unique set of instruments. There are three types of instruments used, including metallophones (melodic-tuned percussion), structural tuned percussion (kettle gongs struck with mallets), and rhythmic percussive instruments (membranophones).

Indonesian Gamelan

Listen to the gamelan ensemble here!

Click here to listen to the Indonesia gambang (xylophone)

Iceland is a northern country in the ocean between Canada and Europe. Contrary to its name, it is more "green" than its neighboring country Greenland, which has more ice! The story of the folk song dates back to the Ottoman raids of 1627. Pirates came and captured over 500 people in Iceland to force into slavery. The music depicts the sad, anxious, and mysterious feelings of this time.

Iceland's "Tyrkjaránid"

Listen here!

  • Starting with the langspil, an Icelandic zither, and a drum playing.
  • Chanting type vocals come in later in the song.

Click the listen to listen to the langspil!

Pomatinyas

Little drums made of puma skin.

Guayllaquepas

trumpets made of Strombus

Huancar / wankara

Large drum used by men.

Tinyas

Small drums used by women