North America Folk Music Videos


African American

traditional african american music

Anglo American

anglo american folk music

Appalachian

appalachian folk music

Cajun

cajun folk songs

Cherokee

traditional cherokee music

German

german folk music

Irish Canadian

Irish Canadian

Irish American

Irish American

Iroquois

iroquois music

Mexican

traditional mexican music

New England

New England folk music

North America, the third largest Continent on the earth is situated in the northern hemisphere and is located between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. The continent covers Canada, United States of America (USA) and Mexico as the three major nations and seven other small countries. Besides this, there is also a beautiful island Greenland that comes under North America. Canada is one of the oldest sections of the North America. According to the population United States is the largest region that consists of around 318.4 million persons.

The World is greatly influenced by western music that developed in North America. Different styles of American music appeared nearly in the 19th century. Later they developed a long chain of new forms of music that is greatly loved all over the world. The musical history of united state includes a variety of folk and classical music. The West African music was brought to America by slaves and later it was combined with western American music that gave rise to another form of folk music.

Gradually, folk music has spread a lot and united state has become the chief center of the folk music. Polka, Ukrainian and Polish fiddling are some of them. New Western music is constantly written and recorded and performed all across the American West and Western Canada. Even in Western, music plays an important role in video games also.

The commonly used musical instruments in the America are Guitar, Banjo, Cowbell, Harmonica, Flute, Violin, Trumpet, etc. that is used for the rhythmic pattern to create melodious tones.



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