Music Cultures of the Pacific, the Near East, and Asia
Surveys basic kinds of music and musical instruments from the major oriental civilisations and the Pacific including Australia; includes notation for two Aboriginal songs from the recording, Tribal music of Australia, New York, Folkways Record P439.
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