South Africa Music

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South Africa Music

Instruments:Valiha tube zither, a specialty of the Merina people of the central highlands, resemble instruments found in Indonesia. Other insruments are a marovany, kabosy, varieties of flutes drums , and other string instruments.

What folk music sounds like:The folk music of South Africa combined elements and styles from people who were brought together durning hundreds of years of exploration and development. Spanish and Portuguese settlers, enslaved people and workers brought from Africa and Asia, as well as natives all brought something special from their own culture.

What current popularmusic sounds like:Many genres of popular music like blues, jazz, salsa, zouk, and rumba derive to varying degrees on musical traditions from Africa.

Population:52.98 million people live in South Africa and 50% is African and 50% Austronesian.

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