world music

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

world music (countable and uncountable, plural world musics)

  1. (music, rare) traditional music, as opposed to popular music or classical music.
  2. (music) Music that combines elements from traditional styles from the non-Western world along with modern, popular elements, in order to create something marketed towards Western audiences.

References[edit]

2001. The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: North America. Garland Publishing. Ellen Koskoff (Ed.). Pg. 232.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

world music m (uncountable)

  1. world music