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a global perspective
A worldwide point of view, including the awareness of and respect for the lifestyles, traditions, values, and arts of nations and cultures
Some immigrant groups have merged with the mainstream of American society while retaining the songs, dances, instruments, and other aspects of their cultures in this process
An American style of music that developed from the merging of the songs and dances of Anglo-Americans with those of Creoles
less European and more global
The way American music is becoming at the beginning of the twenty-first century,
The music of this person is a merging of classical, symphonic, popular, and operatic styles
The music of Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and Bob Dylan
popular music that became part of the folk music tradition
Many composers and performers recognize the importance of this as a compositional technique, rather than as only a rest from sound
While many people participate in music as performers and creators, nearly everyone participates in music as this
Music at the core of America's collective culture, derived from and related directly to the everyday lives of its people
Songs that were used to promote union organization, political candidates, and patriotism
instrument that was the primary melodic instrument in almost all instrumental folk dance traditions
Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, and Little Richard
artists who crossed over from gospel to popular music
original music of Appalachian ethnic groups that became an internationally popular style of country music
New Age Music
A style of music that emerged in the 1970s that combines elements of jazz, classical, popular, or rock styles to create a mellow, soothing, "back-to-nature" mood
A style of Mexican folk music that in the 20th century became an urban entertainment music performed in restaurants and performance halls, parades, folk festivals and weddings
A plucked string instrument of Greek origin similar to a banjo that is used in Celtic music
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