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  The Ultimate Native American music - American History Information Guide and Reference
The music of the Pima and Papago is intermediary between the Plains-Pueblo and the California-Yuman music areas, with melodic movement of the Yuman, though including the rise, and the form and rhythm of the Pueblo.
This area's music is characterized by extreme vocal tension, pulsation, melodic preference for perfect fourths and a range averring a tenth, rhythmic complexity, and increased frequence of tetratonic scales.
Music of the Great Basin is simple, discrete and ornate, characterized by short melodies with a range smaller than an octave, moderately-blended monophony, relaxed and open vocals and, most uniquely, paired-phrase structure, in which a melodic phrases, repeated twice, is alternated with one to two additional phrases.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Native_American_music   (2828 words)

  
 Yuman: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
...monographs on Papago (Oodham), Yaqui, and Yuman music, yet her fieldwork was limited to...appear distantly related to Colorado River Yuman and northern Baja California cultures...or the various transverse and end-blown Yuman four-hole ceremonial flutes (Densmore 1932b...
YUMAN yoo m n, branch of Native American languages belonging to the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock, or family, of North America (including...
Among these groups is Yuman, whose tongues are spoken in Baja California and are related to the Yuman languages found in the United States...
www.questia.com /library/encyclopedia/yuman.jsp?l=Y&p=1   (1140 words)

  
 Europe Casino Guide
Since the beginning of the 20th century, popular recorded music from the United States has become increasingly known across the world, to the point where some forms of American popular music is listened to almost everywhere.
Much of modern popular music can trace its roots to the emergence in the late 1800s of African American blues and the growth in the 1920s of gospel music.
The Cajun and Creole traditions in Louisiana music, the folk and popular styles of Hawaiian music, and the bluegrass and old time music of the Southeastern states are but a few examples of the regional diversity of modern American music.
europecasinoguide.com /component/option,com_americanmusic/Itemid,105   (357 words)

  
 Peyote Music
music of the arctic/circumpolar region- chicken scratch- contemporary music- flute music- peyote ritual music- powwow music- traditional/archival music
Arapaho music Indigenous music of North America: Topics Native American/First Music Courses Australia Peyote is a cactus found natively in Mexico.
Politics Of The Music Industry: Peyote Mushrooms · Sacred Music Larry Monroe Radio Music Photo the Story of Creation and the Return to the Gods, he describes their peyote ceremony and spiritual history.
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 Yuman music
The Yuman are a tribe of Native Americans from what is now Southern California.
Folk songs in Yuma culture are said to be given to a person while dreaming.
Many individuals who are in emotional distress go to a secluded area for a few weeks, there to receive new songs (Herzog, pp.
music.information-free.com /American-music/Yuman_music.html   (84 words)

  
 NATIVE AMERICAN RATTLES Cocopah Kumeyaay GOURD RATTLE of Yuman Indians of California Traditional Aboriginal Musical ...
Native American rattles, aboriginal musical instruments, are typically constructed of natural gourds, condensed milk cans and evaporated milk cans, desert willow handles, palm seeds to make rattle sounds, agave cord, willow and mole fat handles.
Deer-hoof musical and ceremonial rattles are generally played only during Native American funerals and wakes and their dried animal hoofs make a very distinctive sound when shaken.
musical video introduction of a southern Kumeyaay Indian village documentary, including live documentary film clips featuring Kumiai cultural singing and dancing to traditional gourd rattle music.
www.kumeyaay.info /music/gourdrattles.html   (589 words)

  
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He demonstrated different musical styles of the groups by playing, singing and giving examples of similar styles in European, African and mainstream American music.
The music served as a means of memorizing the important events of the tribes’ religion and history and then communicating these important concepts.
It was greatly enhanced by the live music and the artifacts.
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  Native American music information - Search.com
The music of the Pima and Papago is intermediary between the Plains-Pueblo and the California-Yuman music areas, with melodic movement of the Yuman, though including the rise, and the form and rhythm of the Pueblo.
This area's music is characterized by extreme vocal tension, pulsation, melodic preference for perfect fourths and a range averring a tenth, rhythmic complexity, and increased frequence of tetratonic scales.
Music of the Great Basin is simple, discrete and ornate, characterized by short melodies with a range smaller than an octave, moderately-blended monophony, relaxed and open vocals and, most uniquely, paired-phrase structure, in which a melodic phrases, repeated twice, is alternated with one to two additional phrases.
www.search.com /reference/Native_American_music   (3387 words)

  
  Navajo music Information
Music requested on the radio on the Navajo Nation is most often rock, country, and gospel music, often performed by Navajo musicians (McAllester 1981-1982).
Traditional Navajo music is always vocal, with most instruments, which include drums, drumsticks, rattles, rasp, flute, whistle, and bullroarer, being used to accompany singing of specific types of song (Frisbie and McAllester 1992).
The "popular" music resembles the highly active melodic motion of the choruses, featuring wide intervallic leaps and melodic range usually an octave to octave and a half.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Navajo_music   (602 words)

  
  Native American Music Encyclopedia Article @ Rejoiced.org   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Traditional music is dominated by choral vocals, and solo singing is common, and harmony and polyphony are non-existent.
This area's music is characterized by extreme vocal tension, pulsation, melodic preference for perfect fourths and a range averring a tenth, rhythmic complexity, and increased frequence of tetratonic scales.
Music of the Great Basin is simple, discrete and ornate, characterized by short melodies with a range smaller than an octave, moderately-blended monophony, relaxed and open vocals and, most uniquely, paired-phrase structure, in which a melodic phrases, repeated twice, is alternated with one to two additional phrases.
www.rejoiced.org /encyclopedia/Native_American_music   (3869 words)

  
 Native American music:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Native American folk music is usually religious in nature, and is used to communicate spiritually with the heavens and to pray for good luck.
Native American religious beliefs hold that music was given to humans by spirits as a method of communicating with the supernatural.
The music of the Pima and Papago is intermediary between the Plains-Pueblo and the California-Yuman music areas, with melodic movement of the Yuman, though including the rise, and the form and rhythm of the Pueblo.
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 Native American music
Music is therefore performed before such an event as a stickball game in which it is hoped the people involved will transform to the Red condition of being, which is symbolic of competition.
This area's music is characterized by extreme vocal tension, pulsation, melodic preference for perfect fourths and a range averring a tenth, rhythmic complexity, and increased frequence of tetratonic scales.
Music of the Great Basin is simple, discrete and ornate, characterized by short melodies with a range smaller than an octave, moderately-blended monophony, relaxed and open vocals and, most uniquely, paired-phrase structure, in which a melodic phrases, repeated twice, is alternated with one to two additional phrases.
www.americanmusic.bestdownload.biz /Native_American_music.html   (3182 words)

  
 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN INDIAN
Athapaskan Music The music of the Athapaskan peoples-those of northwestern Canada and Alaska as well as the Navajo and Apache of the Southwest-is characterized by melodies that have a wide range and an arc-shaped contour, and by frequent changes in meter; falsetto singing is prized.
Plains and Pueblo Music The music of the Great Plains is the best known of the Native American styles of North America and is the source of the musical styles heard at present-day powwows (social gatherings, often intertribal, featuring Native American dancing).
Plains music is often produced by a group of men sitting around a large double-headed drum, singing in unison and drumming with drumsticks (at powwows, the group itself is called a drum).
www.andes.missouri.edu /personal/dmartinez/diffusion/msg00034.html   (15357 words)

  
 Navajo Music for the Schools
Music is rarely performed for its own sake, but is usually associated with a specific activity or rite such as ceremonies for treating the sick, bringing success in battle, at the time of death, passage to the next age group, games, gambling, dancing, courtship, children's songs, dreams, and visions.
The new music that is part of this movement is a more complex version of the Plains form, together with the Athabascan rhythm with a rapid accompaniment of drum and rattle and a high, whining style.
Since music in traditional styles and languages can contribute to the goal to preserve language and culture, and promotes language development and school success, it is a worthy goal to teach more teachers the songs and dances.
www.wnmu.org /Brochure/TESOLFolder/consult/Articles/Navajo.html   (3372 words)

  
 Native Americans - IX. Traditional Way of Life
Among the persisting native musical styles of the Americas, singing is the dominant form of musical expression, with instrumental music serving primarily as rhythmic accompaniment.
The music of the Athapaskan peoples-those of northwestern Canada and Alaska as well as the Navajo and Apache of the Southwest-is characterized by melodies that have a wide range and an arc-shaped contour, and by frequent changes in meter; falsetto singing is prized.
The music of the Great Plains is the best known of the Native American styles of North America and is the source of the musical styles heard at present-day powwows (social gatherings, often intertribal, featuring Native American dancing).
www.angelfire.com /realm/shades/nativeamericans/nativeam9.htm   (5915 words)

  
 Yuman music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Music of the United States - Music of Canada
The Yuman are a tribe of Native Americans from what is now Southern California.
Folk and Traditional Music of the Western Continents.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yuman_music   (124 words)

  
 AMERICAN INDIANS,
The music of the Athabascan peoples—those of northwestern Canada and Alaska as well as the Navajo and Apache of the Southwest—is characterized by melodies that have a wide range and an arc-shaped contour, and by frequent changes in meter; falsetto singing is prized.
The music of the Great Plains is the best known of the North American Indian styles and is the source of the musical styles heard at present-day powwows (social gatherings, often intertribal, featuring Indian dancing).
Eastern Woodland music resembles Plains music, but it tends to have narrower melodic ranges, and Eastern singing makes use of polyphony (multipart music) as well as forms that are antiphonal (with alternating choruses) and responsorial (with alternating solo and chorus).
www.history.com /encyclopedia.do?articleId=200878   (14196 words)

  
 Riverside | PE.com | Southern California News | News for Inland Southern California
Yuman, 35, of San Bernardino faced three counts of felony identity theft and two counts of petty theft.
Yuman, who was out of custody on $5,000 bail, previously pleaded not guilty to all charges.
Yuman could not be reached for comment but Weinell said he had advised her not to discuss the case.
www.pe.com /localnews/riverside/stories/PE_News_Local_yuman02.593aa.html   (364 words)

  
 Pueblo music Information
Pueblo music includes the music of the Hopi, Zuni, Taos Pueblo, San Ildefonso, Santo Domingo, and many other peoples, and according to Bruno Nettl features one of the most complex Native American musical styles on the continent.
Nettl cites the Kachina dance songs as the most complex songs and the material of Hopi and Zuni musics as the most complex of the Pueblo, while the Tanoans and Keresans musics are simpler and intermediary between the Plains and western Pueblos.
The music of the Pima and Papago is intermediary between the Plains-Pueblo and the California-Yuman music areas, with melodic movement of the Yuman, though including the rise, and the form and rhythm of the Pueblo.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Pueblo_music   (196 words)

  
 American Indian Music
For many non-Indian people, their knoweldge of Indian music is limited to what they hear at pow-wows or performances on special American Indian recognition days.
Here are music selections - social and ceremonial songs and dances that we have found to be authentic and spiritually correct.
This music demonstrates the indomitable spirit of the Chickasaw/Choctaw people as they continue to struggle for position in today's society.
www.nativelanguages.com /_private/music.htm   (649 words)

  
 CNN.com - Performer communicating after tiger mauling - Oct. 6, 2003
Yuman said the hopes of friends and physicians have been buoyed because Horn's condition has not worsened.
Yuman said Katzenberg has just completed a digitally animated series based on Siegfried & Roy's animals, titled "Father of the Pride," which is due out next year.
Yuman said he was touched that crew members would plan a vigil for Horn despite the uncertainty over their employment and said it was evidence of the family atmosphere behind the scenes.
edition.cnn.com /2003/SHOWBIZ/10/05/roy.attacked/index.html   (684 words)

  
 Former Yuman produces music album   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Evaro credits his success in producing this album to being able to bridge the gap between American and Latin culture, and his "old school" way of producing music.
"Today in music in a lot of records you hear are done with a lot of technology, pro tools, sequencing programs.
In songwriting, he said, he hears the music along with the lyrics as he writes.
sun.yumasun.com /cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi/10/17070/printer   (447 words)

  
 Siegfried & Roy Manager: 'Tiger's Future Is Bright' - Entertainment News Story - KNSD | San Diego
Siegfried and Roy manager Bernie Yuman implied on the "Today Show" Tuesday that Roy Horn may have been attacked by a tiger during their Vegas show because he was protecting the audience.
Yuman said the illusionist is conscious and communicating and very aware that he's fighting for his life.
As for the big cat who attacked Horn, Yuman said the animal would not be destroyed.
www.nbcsandiego.com /entertainment/2536468/detail.html   (1302 words)

  
 Siegfried & Roy Tiger Dies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bernie Yuman, Siegfried and Roy's manager, confirmed that the "mother of the royal white tigers of Nevada" died of natural causes in mid-May at Siegfried and Roy's Secret Garden at The Mirage.
Yuman characterized Sitarra's passing as "a huge loss for the Siegfried and Roy family.
Yuman said that during the visit, Horn stood up in his wheelchair in front of Sitarra and said, "You stood in front of him for so many years, today I stand in front of you."
www.angeltowns.com /town/misha/archive/sitarradies.html   (281 words)

  
 Best Music Downloads - American Music
Since the beginning of the 20th century, popular recorded music from the United States has become increasingly known across the world, to the point where some forms of American popular music is listened to almost everywhere.
Much of modern popular music can trace its roots to the emergence in the late 1800s of African American blues and the growth in the 1920s of gospel music.
The Cajun and Creole traditions in Louisiana music, the folk and popular styles of Hawaiian music, and the bluegrass and old time music of the Southeastern states are but a few examples of the regional diversity of modern American music.
www.music.bestdownload.biz /modules.php?name=American_Music-MM   (446 words)

  
 Music
The music is a mixture of Techno, ethnic i.e.
In general, when using recorded music, unless the CD or other packaging specifically says that the recording is royalty-free, it is covered by one of the major licensing organizations.
Note that this music is still protected by copyright, but the act of buying the CD gives you the license to use the music.
www.cs.wisc.edu /~roy/magictalk-wisdom/discussions/music.html   (2619 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Siegfried: Duo may continue   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yuman appeared alongside Siegfried Fischbacher, who insisted the show would return, though with a new approach.
Yuman told The Associated Press early Thursday that Siegfried would never continue to perform without his longtime partner.
Fischbacher and Yuman also discussed an animated television series, Father of the Pride, that will air on NBC next September.
www.usatoday.com /life/2003-10-08-siegfried-continues_x.htm   (654 words)

  
 4th Annual Yuman Language Summit 2005
Yuman Language is a large, diverse, rich in tradition family.
In a conference hall echoing with chanted songs almost as old as the nearby Colorado River, hundreds of American Indians are rekindling a fundamental flame of their diverse but related cultures.
About 300 tribal delegates from Southern California, western Arizona and northern Mexico are here to help revive and sustain the Yuman language, the root of dialects spoken by the Kumeyaay, Cocopah and more than a dozen other tribes from the Grand Canyon to the Pacific Ocean.
www.americanindiansource.com /piipaash/4thannualsummit/05confreview.html   (1352 words)

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