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Non-Western Folk

31 December, 2014 - 11:41
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  • If you live in a Western culture, it can be difficult to find recordings of non-Western folk music, since most Western listeners do not have a taste for it. For children, Wee Sing publishes an
  • "Around the World" book and tape with children's songs from all over.
  • The Music for Little People catalogue also has some recordings that introduce children to music from other cultures.
  • For adults, Ellipsis Arts publishes traditional music from non-Western cultures. Check your local library's recording section for music from Africa or Asia, or for the music of native Americans or Australians.
  • Some of the Rough Guide series focus on specific folk or traditional musics.