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Boer music - Bing video. South African Traditional Boer Music Club; Instruments; Concertina, guitar, chello, double bass, banjo, ukelele, harmonium, piano, accordion, books, tapes, long playing records, LP's, Compact Disks, CD's. A variety of instruments are used in Traditional Boer Music.

South African Traditional Boer Music Club; Instruments; Concertina, guitar, chello, double bass, banjo, ukelele, harmonium, piano, accordion, books, tapes, long playing records, LP's, Compact Disks, CD's

The instruments mentioned here represent a brief summary only. For more information on the various combinations of instruments and their usage, have a look at the page of some typical bands. The concertina is mostly the lead instrument in a Boer Music Band. The folk names for concertinas in South Africa divides them in two broad categories. They are commonly referred to as "English concertinas" and "Boer concertinas" English Concertinas: The types of concertinas that fall in the "English concertina" category covers concertinas made according to the English construction practices.

This identification method therefore refers to the layout of the keys rather than identification by type of concertina. Wheatstone is the most popular manufacturer, although other makes like Crabb, Lachenal, and Jefferies do occur. There are also concertina manufacturers in South Africa. Return to home page. Kelzmer music - Bing video. Klezmer: Definition, Music & Instruments. Indonesian Music and Dance. By Kallie Szczepanski Across Indonesia, but particularly on the islands of Java and Bali, gamelan is the most popular form of traditional music.

Indonesian Music and Dance

A gamelan ensemble consists of a variety of metal percussion instruments, usually made of bronze or brass, including xylophones, drums and gongs. It may also feature bamboo flutes, wooden stringed instruments, and vocalists, but the focus is on the percussion. The name "gamelan" comes from gamel, a Javanese word for a type of hammer used by a blacksmith. Gamelan instruments are often made of metal, and many are played with hammer-shaped mallets, as well. Although metal instruments are expensive to make, compared with those of wood or bamboo, they will not mold or deteriorate in Indonesia's hot, steamy climate.

Origins of Gamelan: Gamelan seems to have developed early in the history of what is now Indonesia. continue reading below our video Unfortunately, however, we have very few good sources of information from the early period. Sources: Sumarsam. Indonesia music - Bing video. 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. 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 hourglass-shaped tsuzumi was introduced from the Asian continent around the 7th century and the name is derived from Sanskrit. Stringed Instruments A closeup of a koto player Flutes Related content: Japanese music - Bing video. Celtic music - Wikipedia. Rapalje performing in 2010 Description and definition[edit] An 18th century depiction of an ancient Druid playing the harp These following melodic practices may be used[4] widely across the different variants of Celtic Music: It is common for the melodic line to move up and down the primary chords in many Celtic songs.

Celtic music - Wikipedia

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. Divisions[edit] Celtic music - Bing video. Authentic african music - Bing video. Music of Africa. Women from the Masai tribe, singing.

Music of Africa

The music of Africa is as vast and varied as the continent's many regions, nations, and ethnic groups. The African continent comprises approximately 20 percent of the world's land mass and has a population of roughly 934 million. African music is as diverse as its cultures and peoples and has flowered in many indigenous forms as well as been shaped by foreign influences. Drum and bass - Wikipedia. "DnB" redirects here.

Drum and bass - Wikipedia

For the Norwegian bank, see DNB ASA. Drum and bass subgenres include breakcore, ragga jungle, hardstep, darkstep, techstep, neurofunk, ambient drum and bass, liquid funk, deep, drumfunk, funkstep, sambass dnbnoise and drill 'n' bass. Drum and bass - Bing video. Cajuns facts, information, pictures. Encyclopedia of World Cultures COPYRIGHT 1996 The Gale Group, Inc.

Cajuns facts, information, pictures

ETHNONYMS: Acadians of Louisiana Orientation Identification. The Cajuns are a distinct cultural group of people who have lived mainly in south-central and Southwestern Louisiana since the late eighteenth century. In the past, because of their Acadian heritage, residential localization, unique language, and Roman Catholicism, it was relatively easy to distinguish Cajuns from other groups in Lousiana. Location. Demography. Linguistic Affiliation. History and Cultural Relations Cajun culture began with the arrival of French Acadians (the French-speaking people of the territory that is now mainly Nova Scotia in Canada) who migrated to and settled in what is now Louisiana mainly between 1765 and 1785.

It was not until after World War I that mainstream Society entered Acadiana and began to influence Cajun life. Cajun music - Bing video. Tejano music - Wikipedia. Tex mex music - Bing video. Salsa music - Bing video. Music Genre: Salsa - Music of Puerto Rico. Introduction The most widely heard and influential form of music from Puerto Rico today is called salsa.

Music Genre: Salsa - Music of Puerto Rico

The term translates to English as "sauce" to denote music that spices and enlivens things. But not just any music. It is a complex musical genre that evolved from many roots into a uniquely Puerto Rican product. It could be said that "salsa" is primarily a commercial tag for contemporary Latin pop music that connotes a feeling that sums up the variety of redefined and reinterpreted styles at its roots. Pandora. Bob Marley.

100 Greatest Reggae Songs. Criteria: This top 200 songs list contains the classic Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, Dancehall and Dub songs from Jamaica along with newer songs from Reggae artists in the U.K., U.S. and Africa.

100 Greatest Reggae Songs

Rankings are based on initial and lasting popularity as well as influence and impact in Reggae music. (Note: These are Reggae songs by Reggae artists. Not the occasional reggae song recorded by non-reggae artists.) Background: Reggae - Around 1960, in the slums of Kingston Jamaica, where the local bands were playing a musical mixture of American R&B, Caribbean, and pan-African sounds, drummers began to emphasize the afterbeat, the 2nd and 4th beats (4/4 time) in unison with the piano and guitar while the bass played walking quarter notes. The musicians called the sound "Upside-down R&B". Native American music. Native american music - Bing video.

Music Tech Teacher, Musical Instrument Families Reference and Sounds. Lexi wyman - Bing video.