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What is the oldest genre of music? (hip hop, country, jazz, etc.)

Question #61471. Asked by iamtheotaku.
Last updated Jul 17 2011.

LeakyPickle
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LeakyPickle
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Probably tribal music.

Jan 03 2006, 7:30 PM
Arpeggionist
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Arpeggionist
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Jewish cantorial musicis one of the oldest, though the sound today is quite different from what it would have been thousands of years ago.

Jan 04 2006, 4:44 AM
pongee
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pongee

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Canticles aside chant

Jan 04 2006, 5:00 AM
raquii
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raquii

Answer has 2 votes.
1st, Native American music
2nd, Mariachi
3rd, House Music

Jul 17 2011, 11:05 PM
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