Visit of land of a thousand lakes

I haven’t any knowledge about Finnish people, also about Finland too, when I was nine years old. It was changed, when I have heard on slovak radio Devin songs from one band. Those songs and language was very interesting. After that I have heard, that It was Värttinä from Finland, something was changed. I have […]

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Andalusian classical music

If You think, that this music will be from Andalusia, this is big mistake. Ofcourse, this music was maybe created in this region, but in this period, when Andalusia was under arabic control. Remember, that due to Arabs, there are nice monuments, like arabic gardens, ETC. This Andalusian classical music is popular in North Africa […]

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Zen flute

Japanese flute Shakuhachi is well known for listeners of world music, or japanese music too. There is also another association with this musical instrument, Zen Buddhism. Origin of this flute, like most of japanese musical instruments is in China. Original Shakuhachi is made from bamboo, but nowadays We can found Shakuhachi made from another materials. […]

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French and Caribbean

I remembered on one day, when I have discovered something, like ‘French west Indies’. I lastly noticed, that word ‘West Indies’ is used for Caribbean isles. English language is mostly used on those countries, such as Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago ETC. Spanish language is official in Cuba and Dominican Republic. French language is official […]

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Forward to the Persia

Persia, this was country placed in land, where is today’s Iran. Nowadays, there is language called new Persian or Farsi. This is so different language of old Persian language. This country has a rich culture. Ofcourse It means, that Persian music is very amazing too. Very interesting is this fact, that is assumed, that first […]

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Caribbean Calypso

Calypso, as a music genre was created in the isles of Trinidad and Tobago. This music was created in the times, where french creole was spoken there, but nowadays Calypso is sung in English language. Also, Calypso was creates by afro-Caribbeans. Calypso was influenced another caribbean genres, such as jamaican Mento, or Reggae.

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Music of pearl divers

One friend on the internet informed me about Fijiri music. This is music, which is mostly vocal and It is played in eastern arabic gulf states, mainly in Bahrain and Kuwait. Singers imitates such things, like taking boat to the water, swimming on the gulf and, there are also percussions too to accompany singers. They […]

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Holiday in Greece

One of the first discovered foreign music was Greek music. I think on Greek music, which is known very best by foreigners not just by visiting of Greece, but sometimes by movie Zorba and main theme composed song. Also, Greek culture is one of the oldest cultures of our world and Greece is considered to […]

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