Top 10 Kinds of World Music

This list contains top World music (ethno music) genres, which are the best not by this, that I love, but of various unique things of It.

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1Indian Classical Music

When You listen Rawi Shankar, also another Indian classical music, You have a those questions. Mostly meditative classical music in the world. And also, Indian classical music is older, like western classical music. Tabla, Tampura and Sitar are very typical for this music. - Mark993

2African Music

Polyrhythm and African drums, this is unique of African music and of course, many tribes, many genres. - Mark993

3Arabic Music

Arabic and Turkish music countains quarter tones, which I love and also, some great rhythms. - Mark993

4Balkan Music

Balkan music or music of Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania is very typical of unregular rhythms, like 7/8, or 9/8. - Mark993

5Croatian Music

Croatian music is very romantical, not like another Balkan music genres. - Mark993

6Tibetan Music

Oh, those fascinating tibetan monk chantings and tibetan singing bowls, or Shangs, Tingshas, those things are very typical for Tibetan music. Also this music is very meditative. - Mark993

7Latin Music

Latin music is very rhythmical, also contains influences from European, African and American music. Very rhythmical is also Cuban Salsa, Dominican Merengue, from Colombia and Brazilian Pagode. - Mark993

8Chinese Music

Pentatonic is very typical for Asian and specifically, for Chinese music. Also Erhu, Guqin and Dizi too, as a famous musical instruments. - Mark993

9Greek Music

Greeks are very proud to theyr culture, althought It is influenced by some oriental things. Bouzouki, as a famous Greek musical instrument is very similar to turkish Saz. But, also of those inported musical instruments greek music is beautiful. - Mark993

10Altai Throat Singing

It is possible for some people to sing two voices by one time. This is typical also for Tuvan, or Mongolian music. - Mark993

The Contenders

11German Music

German music (specifically) Volksmusik (traditional music of German speaking countries) and Schlagers are very harmonical and great, also Volksmusik with Yodel. - Mark993

12Russian Music

Of course, red army choir, Alla Pugacheva, Vladimir Vysotskiy, or Balalaykas are very great in Russian music. - Mark993

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