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  1. world musicnoun

    traditional music (sometimes called folk music or roots music) of any culture that are created and played by indigenous musicians or that are "closely informed or guided by indigenous music of the regions of their origin,"[1] including Western music (e. g. Celtic music).

  2. world musicnoun

    Replacement for folk music as a shorthand description for the very broad range of recordings of traditional indigenous music and song from around the world.

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  1. World music

    World music is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the world, including traditional music, quasi-traditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition intermingle. World music's inclusive nature and elasticity as a musical category pose obstacles to a universal definition, but its ethic of interest in the culturally exotic is encapsulated in fRoots magazine's description of the genre as "local music from out there". The term originated in the late 20th century as a marketing category and academic classification for non-Western traditional music. Globalization has facilitated the expansion of world music's audiences and scope. It has grown to include hybrid sub-genres such as world fusion, global fusion, ethnic fusion and worldbeat.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of world music in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of world music in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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