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Virtually every community in the world has some tradition of music.

There are arguments about how to categorize music, but there are some commonly accepted genres:

  • Folk music is created and surviving through local tradition.
  • Western Classical music has been written in Europe or the Western world since the 17th century.
  • Popular music is made for a mainstream, contemporary audience.
  • World music combines different musical traditions.

There are also music genres for defined purposes: military music, film music, religious music, etc.


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