Dancer Fogo de Deus, who is part of the Os Kuduristas project of traveling kuduro artists. courtesy of Os Kuduristas hide caption

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'Kuduro,' The Dance That Keeps Angola Going

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From left: Kathryn Montoya, Jackie Moran, Hanneke Cassel, Ryan McKasson, Sue Richards and Carolyn Surrick. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ensemble Galilei Shares Essential Songs Of The Season

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The late sitarist, composer and musical ambassador Ravi Shankar, who died Tuesday at age 92. Carolyn Jones/courtesy of EMI Classics hide caption

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Ravi Shankar circa 1960 in the U.K. David Redfern/Redferns hide caption

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Ravi Shankar, Who Brought Eastern Music To Western Legends, Dies

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Malian guitarist Lobi Traore died in 2010, at just 49. His last album is called Bwati Kono. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Two Malian Guitar Greats, Gone But Still Wailing

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In subtropical Japan, the sanshin is a ubiquitous part of life. Collection of Museo Azzarini, Universidad Nacional de La Plata/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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3 Strings And A Snakeskin: Okinawa's Native Instrument

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Cover detail from the compilation Diablos Del Ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot, 1960-1985. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Argentine Funk, Mexican Pop And Puerto Rican Hip-Hop

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Rita reimagined classic Persian songs for her latest album, My Joys. Courtesy of Fistuk Artists hide caption

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Iran To Israel And Back To Iran: Rita's Music Goes Home

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Radio Tanzania archivist Bruno Nanguka stands with just a few of the 15,000 reel-to-reel tapes stored in the station's archives. Jonathan Kalan hide caption

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Radio Tanzania: A Disappearing History On Tape

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Cafe Tacvba members Ruben Albarran, Enrique "Quique" Rangel Arroyo, Jose Alfredo Rangel Arroyo and Emmanuel "Meme" del Real Diaz. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Behind The Scenes With Cafe Tacvba

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Illustrated by Kristiana Parn, the booklet for Rabbit Days and Dumplings contains notes about each song and its East Asian origins, written by Elena Moon Park. Kristiana Parn hide caption

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'Dumplings' And Bunnies: Asian Folk Songs For Kids

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