the creative use of the human imagination to aesthetically interpret, and engage life, modifying experienced reality in the process
culturally specific people, animals, and monsters seen in the deepest stage of trance
a term coined by 19th century scholars studying the unwritten stories and other artistic traditions of rural peoples to distinguish between "folk art" and "fine art" of the literate elite.
a sacred narrative that explains the fundamentals of human existence- where we and everything in our world came from, why we are here, and where we are going.
a story about a memorable event or figure handed down by traditions and told as true but with out historical evidence
a long dramatic narrative recounting the celebrated deeds of a historic or legendary hero- often sung or recited in poetic language
a creative narrative that is recognized as fiction for entertainment but may also draw a moral or teach a practical lesson. Ex.“Rabbit hears music", "The Burro’s Uncles”.
a story situation in a tale
the study of societies music in terms of it's cultural setting
in music, scale systems and their modification
Peyote is a traditional art form among the what??
Saraguros of Ecuador
Decedents of the Incas, Eat anything they grow, independent people, the highland lakes in the Andes Mt. are good habitat for trout, people die crossing the mountains because of the long hike and the cold.
may be representational (imitating closely the forms of nature) or abstract (drawing from natural forms but representing only their basic patterns or arrangements).
paintings and engravings made on the faces of rock outcrops and on the interior walls of rock shelters. One of the world's oldest art traditions.
Bushmen in Southern Africa
They practiced rock art continually from 27,000 years ago up until the beginning of the 20th century.
images of luminous, pulsating, revolving and constantly shifting geometric patterns. similar images when you get a migraine.
Narratives, dramas, poetry, incantations, proverbs, riddles, word games. naming procedures, compliments, and insults.
began to diminish and go away because of the industrial revolution and the pressure of modernization
emphasis on melody, rhythm and European Music.
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