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Articles about the music, culture and traditions of Pakistan and more.
Yodeling began as a way of communicating over long distances in mountainous regions. It’s believed that people as early as the Stone Ages yodeled! To yodel you alternate the voice between low and high pitches.The low pitches come from the chest and the high pitches come from the head region. [...]
The Week has an interesting article about identifying languages at a glance. A lot of it involves language specific accents. Check it out! [...]
Zelgin Uri Jackson is a 14 year old who writes his own music and sings! Here is one of his songs that I particularly enjoy, called Dance Playground. It makes you want to get up and dance! You can listen to the song and read along with the lyrics below… Recording of Dance Playground [...]
We have a recording of the Chinese song below. It’s called Red Rooster. Can anyone help with a translation so we can add it to our Chinese Song Pages? ...''' ?"?"''? ?'?' ?'?' " - ...''' ''? [...]
The Portuguese first made contact with Japan in 1543. This started the Nanban Trade Period which extended several decades. During this time, the Portuguese introduced tempura and refined sugar to Japan. Sadao Mazuka wrote to me about some of these culinary influences… Konpeito (?'- = [...]
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