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Acculturation: of music, 8; in Ameri­can Indian music, 148; in North American Indian music, 165-67; in New World Negro music, 170-72; in South American folk music, 189 Aerophones in Africa, 140 Africa, culture areas of, 119-20 Africanisms: in New World Negro music, 171-72; in U.S. Negro music, 180-83 African music: scale types in, 41; in­fluence on Europe of, 108; influences of Asia on, 145; features in New World of, 171-72
Afro-Bahian cults. See Cults, African
Agriculture as topic of song texts, 48
"Alouette" (song), 50
Alphorn, 73
American folk music: history of, 201; style of, 201-2; regional variation in, 202; example of, 203. See aha Eng­lish folk music; Ballads, English
American Indians: simplest tribes of, 148; population size of, 148. See also North American Indians; South American Indians; names of tribes and areas
Americas, traditional music of, 147-48

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