ethnic music

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Noun1.ethnic music - the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a communityethnic music - the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
folk ballad, folk song, folksong - a song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture
schottische - music performed for dancing the schottische
popular music, popular music genre - any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)
C and W, country and western, country music - a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States; usually played on stringed instruments
gospel singing, gospel - folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul)
square-dance music - music performed for square dancing
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Meanwhile, a group of musicians performed traditional ethnic music, lending a festive vibe to the entire event.
When I played back Filipino ethnic music recorded from field research, the reactions ranged from "funny to threatening," and the ratings were extremely low.
They are coming to learn how to play this wind instrument from the ploy master, who is very old and yet still has a strong will to not let his own ethnic music instrument die for good.'
The Center implements various projects directed to the propaganda of nationalmusic: "Aq musiqisi axamlar" (Evenings of ashug music), "Sirlr xzinsi" (Treasury of Secrets), "Unudulmayanlar" (Unforgettable), "Etnik musiqi incilri" (Pearls of ethnic music), "Muam axamlar" (Evenings of mugham music), "Muamat var olan yerd" (Where mugham lives), "Yeni nsil dvt edir" (New generation invites), etc.
The band's music is influenced by spiritual ethnic music as well as European music traditions.
In this lecture, she talked about ethnic music instruments and called for volunteers to play chamber music with her.
Cultural Nationalism and Ethnic Music in Latin America
These songs are being kept alive by quality acoustic musicians, musicians who are combining the structure of classical music with the power of ethnic music, of folk and grassroots music."
Lithuanian community was not alone in publishing ethnic music in the U.S., since other ethnic groups (Czech, Italian, German, Jewish, and Polish) had an impact on the U.S.
The author embraces a broad definition of folk music, and as a result Depression Folk at various times touches on "hillbilly (country) songs, rural blues, spirituals, cowboy songs, western swing, ethnic music and performers, singer-songwriters, labor songsters, and various others" (5).

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