English version

world music

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishworld musicˈworld ˌmusic noun [uncountable]  a type of popular music which has influences from traditional music from different countries
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world musicThe live music scene remains amazingly diverse, encompassing all variations of rock, blues, roots and world music.Jazz, world music and roots 100 Club, 100 Oxford St, W1.It's an early example of world music, with jazz rock elements leavened by Balinese disciplines.This features Boyle with bass and drums playing acoustic and electric guitars and synthesizers, with a strong world music emphasis.Experts on the music business hold that New York and London are well on their way out as the world music towns.
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