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#beginquote# ""My guess would be something in the percussion family"" has to be right, I think. Traditional Aboriginal music in Australia, which is one subject I teach, consists of clapping, clicking two sticks together, and stamping feet with the occasional use of shakers made from seed pods, and a digerido, which is really just a hollow tree branch. As Australian Aborigines were absolute stone-age people only two hundred years ago, this gives us a unique example of the beginnings of human music-making. Music in this context is used not really for entertainment, but to tranfer knowledge from one generation to the next because the written word is not available to do so. Take me to your Lieder... #endquote#
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