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World Music

World music is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the world, including traditional music, quasi-traditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition intermingle. World music's inclusive nature and elasticity as a musical category pose obstacles to a universal definition, but its ethic of interest in the culturally exotic is encapsulated in fRoots magazine's description of the genre as "local music from out there".[1] The term originated in the late 20th century as a marketing category and academic classification for non-Western traditional music. Globalization has facilitated the expansion of world music's audiences and scope. It has grown to include hybrid sub-genres such as world fusion, global fusion, ethnic fusion

American Latin Music

 

Encompassing rhythms and styles originated or related to Latin America, as well as derived music genres from the United States and Europe.[1] Some critics have defined Latin music as an incorporation of four elements: music style, geography, cultural background of the artist and language.[1] The first of those encapsulates all music styles generated from Latin countries, such as salsa, merengue, tango and bachata; as well as other styles derived from a more mainstream genre, such as Latin pop, rock, jazz and hip-hop.

1. American Latin Music:

 

1. Best of Latin Music                                                 Sample Song
2. Musica Latina 2011 CD                                          Sample Song

2. Modern African Music:

 

African Music


African music has been a major factor in the shaping of what we know today as Dixieland, the blues and jazz. These styles have all borrowed from African rhythms and sounds, brought over the Atlantic ocean by slaves. African music in Sub-Saharan Africa is mostly upbeat polyrhythmic and joyful, whereas the blues should be viewed as an aesthetic development resulting from the conditions of slavery in the new world.
On his album Graceland, the American folk musician Paul Simon employs African bands, rhythms and melodies as a musical backdrop for his own lyrics; especially Ladysmith Black Mambazo. In the early 1970s, Remi Kabaka, an Afro-rock avant-garde drummer, laid the initial drum patterns that created the Afro-rock sounds in bands such as Ginger Baker's Airforce, The Rolling Stones, and Steve Winwood's Traffic. He continued to work with Winwood, Paul McCartney, and Mick Jagger throughout the decade.[9]
As the rise of rock and roll music is often credited as having begun with 1940s American blues, and with so many genres having branched off from rock - the myriad subgenres of heavy metal, punk rock, pop music and many more - it can be argued that African music has been at the root of a very significant portion of all recent popular or vernacular music.
Certain Sub-Saharan African musical traditions also had a significant influence on such well-known works as Disney's The Lion King and The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, which blend traditional tribal music with modern culture. Songs such as "Circle of Life" and "He Lives in You" blend a combination of Zulu and English lyrics, as well as traditional African styles of music with more modern western styles. Additionally, the Disney classic incorporates numerous words from the Bantu Swahili language. The phrase hakuna matata, for example, is an actual Swahili phrase that does in fact mean "no worries". Characters such as Simba, Kovu, and Zira are also Swahili words, meaning "lion", "scar", and "hate", respectively.

1. Best of African Music                                           Sample Song

3. Modern Turkish Music:

 

Turkish Music


Turkish music" redirects here. For the musical style used by European composers of Classical music,

The music of Turkey includes diverse elements ranging from Central Asian folk music to influences from Arabic music, Byzantine music, Greek music, Ottoman music, Persian music, Balkan music, as well as references to more modern European and American popular music. Turkey is a country on the northeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, and is a crossroad of cultures from across Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, the Caucasus and South and Central Asia.
The roots of traditional music in Turkey spans across centuries to a time when the Seljuk Turks colonized Anatolia and Persia in the 11th century and contains elements of both Turkic and pre-Turkic influences. Much of its modern popular music can trace its roots to the emergence in the early 1930s drive for Westernization.[1]
With the assimilation of immigrants from various regions the diversity of musical genres and musical instrumentation also expanded. Turkey has also seen documented folk music and recorded popular music produced in the ethnic styles of Greek, Armenian, Albanian, Polish, Azeri and Jewish communities, among others.[2] Many Turkish cities and towns have vibrant local music scenes which, in turn, support a number of regional musical styles. Despite this however, western-style pop music lost popularity to arabesque in the late 70s and 80s, with even its greatest proponents Ajda Pekkan and Sezen Aksu falling in status. It became popular again by the beginning of the 1990s, as a result of an opening economy and society. With the support of Aksu, the resurging popularity of pop music gave rise to several international Turkish pop stars such as Tarkan and Sertab Erener. The late 1990s also saw an emergence of underground music producing alternative Turkish rock, electronica, hip-hop, rap and dance music in opposition to the mainstream corporate pop and arabesque genres, which many believe have become too commercial

1. Best of Tarakan Songs                                            Sample Song
2. Best of POP Turkish CD1                                       Sample Song
3. Best of POP Turkish CD2                                       Sample Song

4. Best of POP Turkish CD3                                      Sample Song

5. Best of POP Turkish CD4                                      Sample Song

6. Best of POP Turkish CD5                                      Sample Song

7. Best of POP Turkish CD6                                      Sample Song

8. Best of POP Turkish CD7                                       Sample Song
9. Best of POP Turkish CD8                                       Sample Song
10. Best of POP Turkish CD9                                     Sample Song
11. Best of POP Turkish CD10                                   Sample Song
12. Best of POP Turkish CD11                                    Sample Song
13. MUHTEŞEM YÜZYIL                                               Sample Song
      Series Sountrack
14. Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki                                           Sample Song
      Soundtrack

4. Indian Music:

 

Indian Music

 

The music of India includes multiple varieties of folkpopularpopclassical music andR&BIndia's classical music tradition, including Carnatic and Hindustani music, has a history spanning millennia and developed over several eras. Music in India began as an integral part of socio-religious life and that Indian music is essentially melodic: sounds follow one another expressing an emotional state in an aesthetic unity

1. 50 Golden Melodious                                                 Sample Song
    Years of Hindi Music - Vol 1
2. Munda Tain Patya (2008)                                          Sample Song
3.The Last Songs 
   Mohammad Rafi (2010)                                             Sample Song
4. Top 10 Most Popular Songs                                         Sample Song
5.  The Originals - Tasveer Teri                                       Sample Song
      Dil Mein ​                                                                     
The Originals - Tasveer Teri Dil Mein -
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