Sound of Russia

Sounds of Russia

Russian music is heterophonic; this means that there is one melody among different voices. It is diverse in dialect, and the traditional music of Russia is folk music. There are ritual songs, nonritual songs, and instrumental music as well. The main instruments used are the schwam, horn trumpet, svirel, and kugikly. Most of the instruments are wind instruments, to create a specific sound. Russian music is typically personal and religious.

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