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world music

n.
Music from cultures other than those of Western Europe and English-speaking North America, especially popular music from Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
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world music

n
(Music, other) popular music of various ethnic origins and styles outside the tradition of Western pop and rock music
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world′ mu′sic


n.
2. traditional music of a usu. non-Western culture.
[1980–85]
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Translations

world music

nmusica etnica, world music f inv
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World Music. Is it just songs from other countries or is it music brought to us by way of, well, everywhere?
As the world celebrates World Music Day, one of the young and talented musicians from Bollywood industry, Ayushmann Khurrana, shared how significant music is in our lives.
THE Institut francais du Nigeria on Tuesday said it is set to hold a musical concert to celebrate this year's World Music Day in Nigeria.
Korean groups Red Velvet, NCT 127 and more are coming to Manila for the K-Pop World Music Festival 2019 on June 9 at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena.
With a Master's degree in World Music Performance from Northern Illinois University, Aaron Marsala is a sought after percussionist specializing world music and the handpan: a brand new percussion instrument inspired by the Trinidadian steel pan and South Indian ghatam.
In 2005, 2006 and 2010, she received the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist, and became the first Lebanese singer to receive the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist.
As their first single 'Bagong Komunidad' nears its release on September 19, the newly formed seven-piece ensemble made-up of Janis Anonuevo (vocals), Mark Estandarte (synths), Michael Sardea (guitar), Noel Taylo (acoustic guitar, kubing and gangsa), Pia Pimentel (vocals and percussion), Kaloy del Puerto (bass) and Peter Panelo (drummer) hopes to amplify the reaches of world music in our archipelago and contribute to another dimension in Original Pilipino Music as we know it.
The September feast of world music strives to both bring global representatives of music to Bratislava - from Ghana to Israel - and to "showcase" Slovak gems.The four-day festival World Music Festival Bratislava, starting on September 13, offers a combination of renowned foreign world music performers and promising local talent.
Also known as World Music Day, Fete de la Musique is a free public festival celebratingmusic.
Abu Dhabi: World Music Day was marked in Abu Dhabi on Thursday with more than 80 musicians from 20 different countries including the UAE taking part in a performance.
Denton, TX, April 18, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Texas announced today that they will be hosting the BGC World Music Festival, May 12, 2018 at Arrowhead Park at Lake Lewisville in Hickory Creek, Texas.
The band, who are set to perform on tonight's Late Late Show, has developed a sound incorporating vocal lilting, beat-boxing, Irish traditional music, hip hop dance grooves, world music rhythms and harmonies.

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