World Music

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Ghanaian Drum Ensemble

a group of percussion instruments played together

Cross-rhythms

where one part plays notes in groups of 2 and another part in groups of 3 or where the accents in a piece of music are different from those expected

Gamelan

a Indonesian percussion ensemble which uses both tuned and untuned percussion

Tabla

a pair of small Indian drums played with the hands

Sitar

a 7 string Indian instrument

Samba

rhythmic South American dance

Syncopated

Off beat

Panpipes

wooden pipe instrument from South America

Salsa

melodic South American dance

Caribbean Music

steel band

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