1.Regarding San Ildefonso Indians of New Mexico’s Eagle Dance: Since this piece is not performed in a specific language, the music transcends the language barrier and allows listeners to enjoy this piece in the same way. How did this piece make you feel? Do you think that it represented the qualities of the Eagle that it was meant to represent? Why or why not? “answer in 4-7 sentences”
2.Regarding Mbuti Pygmies’ “Marriage Celebration Song”: Despite the fact that music tends to change and evolve when being passed orally, do you think that it’s an effective way of preserving music? Have you ever learned music from an oral tradition? “answer in 4-7 sentences”
3.Regarding Master Musicians of the Ikuta-Ryu’s Cherry Blossom: Did you like this piece? Why or why not? Do you think that this piece tells the story that it means to tell?
“answer in 4-7 sentences”