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Badakhshan
Badakhshan
is a region of Tajikistan
Tajikistan
and Afghanistan
Afghanistan
with a unique musical heritage, especially that of the remote Pamiri Ismailis. Badakhshan's unique folk scene is said to be characteristed by the use of many chromatized tones (especially in falak) in a narrow melodic range, and the use of a characteristic minor-like scale [1].Contents1 Instrumentation 2 Vocal music 3 List of Badakhshani musicians 4 ReferencesInstrumentation[edit] Lutes are an extremely important part of Badakhshani music, especially the three-stringed shortneck lute played with a wooden plectrum; this is called the Pamiri rubab
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Badakhshan
Badakhshan
Badakhshan
(Pashto/Persian: بدخشان‎, Badaxšân; Tajik: Бадахшон, Badaxşon; Russian: Бадахшан; simplified Chinese: 巴达赫尚; traditional Chinese: 巴達赫尚; pinyin: Bādáhèshàng, Dungan: Бадахәшон, Xiao'erjing: بَا دَا کْ شًا, Ming dynasty
Ming dynasty
era Chinese name- 巴丹沙[1][2]) is a historic region comprising parts of what is now northeastern Afghanistan
Afghanistan
and southeastern Tajikistan. The name is retained in Badakhshan
Badakhshan
Province, which is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan and is located in North-East Afghanistan. Much of historic Badakhshan lies within Tajikistan's Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region
Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region
located in the south-eastern part of the country
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Music Of East Timor
Music
Music
is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time. The common elements of music are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics (loudness and softness), and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture (which are sometimes termed the "color" of a musical sound). Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music
Music
is performed with a vast range of instruments and vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping; there are solely instrumental pieces, solely vocal pieces (such as songs without instrumental accompaniment) and pieces that combine singing and instruments
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Music Of Afghanistan
The Music of Afghanistan
Afghanistan
comprises many varieties of classical music, folk music, and modern popular music. Afghanistan
Afghanistan
has a rich musical heritage[1] and features a mix of Persian melodies, Indian compositional principles, and the sounds from ethnic groups such as the Pashtuns
Pashtuns
or Tajiks. Instruments used range from Indian tablas to long-necked lutes, and its classical music is closely related to Hindustani classical music. Lyrics throughout most of Afghanistan
Afghanistan
are typically in Dari (Persian)
Dari (Persian)
and Pashto
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Music Of Armenia
The music of Armenia
Armenia
has its origins in the Armenian Highlands, where people traditionally sang popular folk songs. Armenia
Armenia
has a long musical tradition that was primarily collected and developed by Komitas, a prominent priest and musicologist, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
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Music Of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijani music (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan musiqisi) is the musical tradition of the Azerbaijani people, from Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
and Iranian Azerbaijan
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Music Of Bahrain
The music of Bahrain
Bahrain
is part of the Persian Gulf
Persian Gulf
folk traditions. Alongside Kuwait, it is known for sawt music, a bluesy genre influenced by African, Indian and Persian music. Sultan Hamid, Ali Bahar and Khalid al Shaikh (a singer and oud player) are among the most popular musicians from Bahrain.[1] Bahrain
Bahrain
was the site of the first Persian Gulf-based recording studio, established after World War II.[2] Modern music institutions in Bahrain
Bahrain
include the Bahrain
Bahrain
Music Institute, the Bahrain
Bahrain
Orchestra and the Classical Institute of Music
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Music Of Bangladesh
Radio Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Betar Radio Foorti Radio Today Radio Amar ABC Radio Radio NextTelevisionChannel 9 Banglavision NTV Channel i Channel 16InternetAmaderGaan.comNationalistic and patriotic songsNational anthem Amar Sonar BanglaOther Notuner Gaan
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Music Of Bhutan
The music of Bhutan is an integral part of its culture and plays a leading role in transmitting social values. Traditional Bhutanese music includes a spectrum of subgenres, ranging from folk to religious song and music. Some genres of traditional Bhutanese music intertwine vocals, instrumentation, and theatre and dance, while others are mainly vocal or instrumental
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Music Of Brunei
Brunei is a southeast Asian country located on Borneo between the states of Sabah and Sarawak which are part of Malaysia. There is a wide array of native folk music, and dance. Brunei shares some Cultural perspectives and links with the countries of South East Asia such as Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines. The strong Islamic influence means that dance performances and music are somewhat restricted.Contents1 Folk music1.1 Kedayan music 1.2 Malay music2 Music institutions 3 References 4 External linksFolk music[edit] Adai-adai is a group work song sung by fisherpeople while they fished. Another folk dance is the Benari, or Joget Baju Putih, performed during numerous festivals. It is usually performed by three men and three women. Kedayan music[edit] Aduk-Aduk is an ceremonial dance performing by the Kedayan children before birthdays, especially at the end of the harvest season
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Music Of Cambodia
The music of Cambodia is derived from a mesh of cultural traditions dating back to the ancient Khmer Empire, India, China
China
and the original indigenous tribes living in the area before the arrival of Indian and Chinese travelers. With the rapid Westernization
Westernization
of popular music, Cambodian music has incorporated elements from music around the world through globalization.Contents1 Folk and classical music 2 Mid-twentieth century 3 Modern music3.1 Khmer Alternative Music 3.2 Mekong Delta Sunrise4 See also 5 References 6 External linksFolk and classical music[edit]This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (January 2018)The roneat has been described as a bamboo xylophone.Cambodian Art music
Art music
is highly influenced by ancient forms as well as Hindu forms. Religious dancing, many of which depict stories and ancient myths, are common in Cambodian culture
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Music Of China
Music of China
China
refers to the music of the Chinese people, which may be the music of the Han Chinese
Han Chinese
as well as other ethnic minorities within mainland China. It also includes music produced by people of Chinese origin in some territories outside mainland China
China
using traditional Chinese instruments or in the Chinese language. It covers a highly diverse range of music from the traditional to the modern. Different types of music have been recorded in historical Chinese documents from the early periods of Chinese civilization which, together with archaeological artifacts discovered, provided evidence of a well-developed musical culture as early as the Zhou Dynasty
Zhou Dynasty
(1122 BC – 256 BC). These further developed into various forms of music through succeeding dynasties, producing the rich heritage of music that is part of the Chinese cultural landscape today
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Music Of Cyprus
The music of Cyprus
Cyprus
includes a variety of traditional, Western classical and Western popular genres. Cypriot traditional music is similar to the traditional music of Greece and includes dances like sousta, syrtos, ballos, tatsia, antikristos, Karotseris
Karotseris
and zeimbekiko.Contents1 History1.1 Medieval music 1.2 Renaissance music 1.3 Byzantine music2 Recent and current music scenes2.1 Traditional music 2.2 Western classical music 2.3 Western popular music2.3.1 Rock and heavy metal music2.3.1.1 First era: 1970s to 1990s 2.3.1.2 After 2000 2.3.1.3 Progressive rock/metal2.3.2 World musics 2.3.3 Electronic/world music2.4 Festivals3 See also 4 References 5 Further reading 6 External linksHistory[edit]Cypriot terracotta figurine, 750–600 BC, depicting a double aulos player and two dancers
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Music Of Egypt
Music
Music
is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time. The common elements of music are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics (loudness and softness), and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture (which are sometimes termed the "color" of a musical sound). Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music
Music
is performed with a vast range of instruments and vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping; there are solely instrumental pieces, solely vocal pieces (such as songs without instrumental accompaniment) and pieces that combine singing and instruments
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Music Of Asia
Asian music encompasses numerous different musical styles originating from a large number of Asian countries. Musical traditions in AsiaA Mongolian musicianA Lady Playing the Tanpura; RajasthanA musical theatre group in Baghdad Music
Music
of Central Asia Music
Musi

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Music Of Georgia (country)
Georgia has rich and still vibrant traditional music, which is primarily known as arguably the earliest polyphonic tradition of the Christian world. Situated on the border of Europe and Asia, Georgia is also the home of a variety of urban singing styles with a mixture of native polyphony, Middle Eastern monophony and late European harmonic languages
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