world music

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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.

world music

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

world′ mu′sic


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

world music

nmusica etnica, world music f inv