Many countries throughout the world have strong musical traditions which are exclusive to that particular country or region. Examples include folk tunes, Scottish dance music, Spanish flamenco music, French accordion music, Austrian yodelling songs, Indian ragas, Caribbean calypsos and music for the gamelans of Bali and Java. Sites in this category provide information about the music of World Cultures.
African Music Encyclopedia
[ Mature Teens ] An overview of artists and countries with a glossary of musical terms.
Chandra and David's
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Learn about traditional Indian music. Introduction and articles on the music and instruments of India.
Japanese Traditional Music
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Learn about the history of the traditional music in Japan, explanation on the categories, instruments, its construction, and playing method.
The Mississippi: River of Song
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] PBS's Smithsonian Institution series explores contemporary music along the Mississippi, using local bands and artists as case studies. Includes online teacher's guide.
Omaha Indian Music
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] A collection from the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Features traditional Omaha music from the 1890s and 1980s, as well as other research material.
Thomas Hampson: I Hear America Singing
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] An exploration of American concert song with information about influential composers, poets, writers, artists, ideas and events.
Traditional World Music Recordings
[ Mature Teens ] CD recommendations for listening to music from countries including India, Iran, Java and China.
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