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Traditional Swiss Folklore Music. Traditional Swiss Musical Instruments Switzerland. Switzerland Yodeling. Alps Horn Performance. Klezmer Music/Dance - Nahalat Shalom. Neither the Holocaust nor the migration out of Eastern Europe nor assimilation could stop it.

Klezmer Music/Dance - Nahalat Shalom

Klezmer music has undergone an enormous revival, which is also happily serving to help keep the Yiddish language alive. KLEZMER MUSIC & YIDDISH SONGS by Mitteleuropa Ensemble - Ale Brider. What is Klezmer Music? - The Klezmer Fiddle. In short, "Klezmer" is the name now given to the traditional Jewish wedding music, which once flowered for centuries in the Shtetls of Eastern Europe, prior to the virtual destruction of Eastern European Jewish culture in the Holocaust...

What is Klezmer Music? - The Klezmer Fiddle

The actual word "Klezmer" actually is derived from the Yiddish phrase "Vessels of Song" - it therefore refers to the musicians who once played this beautiful music in the lost Shtetls of Eastern Europe. Above all the musical styles which influenced the traditional Klezmer musicians of Eastern Europe, the Romanian influence seems to be the strongest and most enduring. This fact is reflected in the dance forms found throughout the entire surviving Klezmer music repertoire, e.g. Horas, Doinas, and Bulgars etc. Only recently has the word klezmer come to represent a style of music. Not all the music was for dancing. "A shepherd has lost a sheep (or sheep). Dance tunes include Freilachs, Skotshne (similar to freilachs) Indonesian Music - Part One. Search Detail. Traditional musical instruments indonesia ~ AejicShare.

Angklung is a musical instrument multitonal (double pitched) is traditionally grown in theSundanese-speaking community in the western part of Java Island.

traditional musical instruments indonesia ~ AejicShare

This musical instrument made ​​of bamboo, sounded shaken by the way (the sound caused by impactbodies of bamboo pipes) so as to produce a vibrating sound in the arrangement of tones2, 3, and 4 tones in every size, both large and small. Angklung is listed as Masterpieces ofthe Oral and Cultural Heritage of UNESCO Human Nonbendawi since November 2010. Calung is a Sundanese musical instrument which is a prototype (prototype) of theangklung. Unlike the angklung is played by shaken, beating calung way is to hit the rod(wilahan, blades) of the joints (bamboo tubes) are arranged according to the barrel titi(scales) pentatonic (da-mi-na-ti-la) .

Gamelan is a musical ensemble that usually highlight metallophones, xylophone, drums, and gongs. Japanese Culture - Entertainment - Musical Instruments. In traditional Japanese music, there are three general types of instruments - percussion instruments, stringed instruments and wind instruments, mostly flutes.

Japanese Culture - Entertainment - Musical Instruments

There is a huge range of instruments beyond the scope of this page, ranging from bells used in Buddhist ceremonies to various kinds of drums used in gagaku (Imperial court music). In the last few years, there have been a growing number of artists who have been bringing these instruments to younger audiences. Taiko group Kodo and young shamisen duo the Yoshida Brothers are two well-known examples of artists who give the old instruments new life and energy, and have been very successful abroad. Below we look at the more commonly heard instruments. Drums The always amazing Kodo drummers There are many large Japanese drums, or taiko. The traditional instruments of Japanese music. The shakuhachi is Japan's vertical bamboo flute with five finger holes, four in front and one at the back.

The traditional instruments of Japanese music

It is an ancient instrument and yet, due to its versatility, it has a uniquely contemporary appeal. Related to similar flutes found in China, India and the Middle East, The shakuhachi was first introduced into Japan around the end of the 7th century AD and evolved through a series of modifiations until it reached its present form during the 17th. century. During the 17-19th centuries, the shakuhachi was played by Zen monks as a form of 'musical Zen meditation'. Called Komusõ (literally, 'Priests of Nothingness'), these men, often ex-samurai warriors, traveled throughout Japan, collecting alms and playing the shakuhachi, their identity hidden behind deep straw hats called tengai. Okami [Full Album] - Traditional Japanese Music. Celtic Music Instruments. Celtic music.

Celtic music is a broad grouping of musical genres that evolved out of the folk musical traditions of the Celtic people of Western Europe.[1][2] It refers to both orally-transmitted traditional music and recorded music and the styles vary considerably to include everything from "trad" (traditional) music to a wide range of hybrids.

Celtic music

Often the melodic line moves up and down the primary chords in so many songs. There are a number of possible reasons for this: Melodic variation can be easily introduced. These two latter usage patterns may simply be remnants of formerly widespread melodic practices. Often, the term Celtic music is applied to the music of Ireland and Scotland because both lands have produced well-known distinctive styles which actually have genuine commonality and clear mutual influences.

The definition is further complicated by the fact that Irish independence has allowed Ireland to promote 'Celtic' music as a specifically Irish product. Divisions[edit] Forms[edit] 2 Hours of Celtic Music. African music compilation - 38 minutes of african melodies. Exploring Africa. Module Thirteen: African Music Teacher's Edition A brief background and history of African Music The African continent is the second largest continent in the world, and its people constitute a 10th of the world’s population with about one thousand indigenous languages spoken throughout the continent (Stone, 1998, p.2).

Exploring Africa

In this context, it is important that a brief history of African music cannot be conclusive and is more complex than we realize. No scholar managed to offer a perspective about African culture that has not been contested. Music and Dance Dance, music, and story-telling are among the ancient art forms that have flourished for many centuries in Africa. Honest observers are hard pressed to find single indigenous group in Africa that has a term congruent to the usual western notion of “music.” African Music -Part One. By Dumisani Maraire, Ph.

African Music -Part One

D. The html code, hyperlinks, and linked knowledge webs associated with this chapter are not part of the original chapter cited above, and are authored by Jack Logan, Ph.D.