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C-Pop (Shanghai Popular Music, Canto/Mando Pop) :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

chinese; mandarin, lyrics about city life, melodies = mixture of western and chinese

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Tuvan/Mongolian Throat Singing :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

Mongolians; featured overtone/harmonic, traditionally performed by men, it had a high 'whistle' overtone

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Tibetan Buddhist Chant :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

buddhism; produce up to 3 notes simultaneously, repetitive chants used as meditation, focused on a single idea (mantra)

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Ethiopian Orthodox Chant :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

ethiopia; performed for many hours during major holidays, traditionally played by men

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Northwest wind/Chinese rock :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

chinese; music of young rebellion

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Reggae :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

jamaica, syncopated rhythms, emphasis on 2 and 4

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Isicathamiya :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

Zulu - bantu ethnic group from South Africa; christian hymns, a cappella, dressed in elegant attire

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Kwaito :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

Johannesburg, South Africa; vulgar repetitive lyrics, like slower house music with african sounds and samples

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Mento :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

jamaica; acoustic instruments, slow tempo, call-and-response, satirical lyrics, 4/4 time w/ accent on 4

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National Anthem (Histories of US and South African) :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

US: melody from an old bar song; South Africa: mostly homophonic, foundation in western harmonies, strophic form, fairly lively tempo, 5 languages

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Chimurenga Music :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

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Gamelan Gong Kebyar :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

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Yoruban spiritual music/Santeria :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

Nigeria, Caribbean; drumming central to worship, ostinatos, interlocking, polyrhythmic, call-and-response

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Worldbeat :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

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Son Cubano :connect to ethnic group/culture and describe general characteristics

Afro-Cuban; uses tres (6-string guitar, but are in pairs), cuban ostinato melodies, dense rhythm texture, characteristic clave rhythm

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Dhol :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Tumbi :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Jinghu :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Bata Drums :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Sistrum :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

small metal idiophone; Ethiopian Christian Chant

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Mbira :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Congas/Tumbadoras :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Kebaro :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Rhumba Box :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Berimbau :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Bandoneon :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Qin :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Pipa :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Steel Guitar :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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Ukelele :describe its use and connect to specific tradition/culture

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