All music is world music

The venerable philosopher Confucius stated “if one should desire to know whether a kingdom is well governed, or if its morals are good or bad, the quality of its music will furnish the answer." One wonders what he would have made of the 20th century phenomenon known as world music.
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The venerable philosopher Confucius stated “if one should desire to know whether a kingdom is well governed, or if its morals are good or bad, the quality of its music will furnish the answer.” One wonders what he would have made of the 20th century phenomenon known as world music.

People throughout the world perform and listen to music as a form of entertainment.

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