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Gnawa music is a mixture of sub-Saharan African, Berber, and Arabic religious songs and rhythms. A new study found music traditions in several sub-Saharan African nations are distinctly different from those found elsewhere in the world. | Bashar Amin Shglila, Getty Images
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These Countries Have the Most Unique Music in the World

A computer-based analysis of the world’s folk music found that musical traditions in some countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, differ from those elsewhere in the world.