World music is basically popular non-Western music – in other words, fabulous and interesting music that your kiddos may not be so familiar with.
Check out our list below. You can pick music to pair up with the country or culture you are studying in your class, or just play a few songs to give your class some exposure to something new and different.
Raga Bhatiyar: Alap
Pt. Ravi Shankar, Chatur Lal, Jnan Ghosh
From the Album The Best of Pandit Ravi Shankar Ever, Vol. 1
Soran – Bushi
Hideo Osaka Ensemble
From the Album Traditional Music Of The Japanese Geisha