North American Indian music

North American Indian music:

see Native American musicNative American music.
The music of Native North Americans is primarily a vocal art, usually choral, although some nations favor solo singing. Native American music is entirely melodic; there is no harmony or polyphony, although there is occasional antiphonal singing between
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Students of North American Indian music who wish to engage in dialogue with their musicologist colleagues are often stymied by the problems of notation and the apparent lack of historical notations.
Using as the foundation for this work Joseph Hickerson's 1961 unpublished master's thesis, "Annotated Bibliography of North American Indian Music North of Mexico," Richard Keeling provides annotated references for 1,497 sources dating from 1535 to 1995, many of which he examined himself.
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