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PLANET EARTH7 billion human inhabitants7 continents196 countries…uncountable number of cultures
each generally having itsOWN LANGUAGE or DIALECTof a language and cultureETHNIC GROUPSin AFRICAnumber in the hundreds
with adaptations to the climate zones ofAsia, which can beArctic, subarctic, temperate, subtropicalor tropical.There are a...
shows a MIXTURE ofEuropeans, Amerindians, andAfricans.In terms of ethnicitythe demographics of SOUTH AMERICA
Pan and Pfeil (2004) count 87 distinct“peoples of Europe”…of which 33 form the majority population inat least one sovereig...
DO NOT collect informationon the ETHNICITY of their resident population.A number of EUROPEAN countriesincluding FRANCE and...
ETHNIC GROUPS besides the 80%ethnic Russian majority. The largestgroup are the TATARS 3.8%RUSSIA has numerous recognized
In the UNITED STATES 6races are officially recognizedWhiteAmerican Indian and Alaska NativeAsianAfrican AmericanNative Haw...
HOW MANY minority groups exist in the world?HowLESSdoweKNOWaboutthem?What are the DIFFERENCES in music?Is pop-music also T...
Other 13.2%Most popular music genres in the worldPop 31.9%Rock 25% Country 6.2%R&B 6%Rap/hip-hop 5.2%Dance 5.1% Classical ...
MANY ofUNRECOGNIZEDMINORITY GROUPS HAVE theirOWN musical TRADITIONS… that have been part of creatingethnical nationalism.
What’s the purpose of music?Manual labor often includedSINGING by the workersserved several practical purposesREDUCED the ...
EVERY PIECE of melodyhad a MEANING andREASONING – THAT’S theHISTORY…THAT’s how it got started.
many musicians use OLDTRADITIONAL TUNES toMODERNIZE them usingmodern instruments and digitaleffectsNowadays…
SHARE AND CARE about yourMUSICAL and CULTURAL HERITAGEBackground music: Maarja Nuut – singing and playing. Traditional run...
UWC Music NetworkBackground music: Maarja Nuut – singing and playing. Traditional runosongs from Estonia “Veere, veere päe...
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UWC Music Network - cultural and musical heritage project

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UWC Music Network's main purpose is to share not only our historical and cultural backgrounds, but also to share our traditions in music. Old songs carry on a deeper message showing and bringing forward the spirit, lifestyle and mentality of that time - care about your musical and cultural heritage.

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UWC Music Network - cultural and musical heritage project

  1. 1. PLANET EARTH7 billion human inhabitants7 continents196 countries…uncountable number of cultures
  2. 2. each generally having itsOWN LANGUAGE or DIALECTof a language and cultureETHNIC GROUPSin AFRICAnumber in the hundreds
  3. 3. with adaptations to the climate zones ofAsia, which can beArctic, subarctic, temperate, subtropicalor tropical.There are an abundance ofETHNIC GROUPS throughout ASIA
  4. 4. shows a MIXTURE ofEuropeans, Amerindians, andAfricans.In terms of ethnicitythe demographics of SOUTH AMERICA
  5. 5. Pan and Pfeil (2004) count 87 distinct“peoples of Europe”…of which 33 form the majority population inat least one sovereign stateEUROPE has a large number of ETHNIC GROUPSwhile the remaining 54 constitute ethnic minorities within state the inhabit
  6. 6. DO NOT collect informationon the ETHNICITY of their resident population.A number of EUROPEAN countriesincluding FRANCE and SWITZERLAND
  7. 7. ETHNIC GROUPS besides the 80%ethnic Russian majority. The largestgroup are the TATARS 3.8%RUSSIA has numerous recognized
  8. 8. In the UNITED STATES 6races are officially recognizedWhiteAmerican Indian and Alaska NativeAsianAfrican AmericanNative Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanderpeople of two or more races
  9. 9. HOW MANY minority groups exist in the world?HowLESSdoweKNOWaboutthem?What are the DIFFERENCES in music?Is pop-music also THE SAME on the other side of globe?WHY we DON’T RECOGNIZE so many minorities?IF we could sum up all the MINORITY GROUPS, thenwould it be a majority?WHYWEDON’TCARE?… look how SMALL your country’s POPULATION is!
  10. 10. Other 13.2%Most popular music genres in the worldPop 31.9%Rock 25% Country 6.2%R&B 6%Rap/hip-hop 5.2%Dance 5.1% Classical 5.1%Jazz 2.3%
  11. 11. MANY ofUNRECOGNIZEDMINORITY GROUPS HAVE theirOWN musical TRADITIONS… that have been part of creatingethnical nationalism.
  12. 12. What’s the purpose of music?Manual labor often includedSINGING by the workersserved several practical purposesREDUCED the BOREDOM of repetitive taskskept the RHYTHM during synchronized pushes and pulls
  13. 13. EVERY PIECE of melodyhad a MEANING andREASONING – THAT’S theHISTORY…THAT’s how it got started.
  14. 14. many musicians use OLDTRADITIONAL TUNES toMODERNIZE them usingmodern instruments and digitaleffectsNowadays…
  15. 15. SHARE AND CARE about yourMUSICAL and CULTURAL HERITAGEBackground music: Maarja Nuut – singing and playing. Traditional runosongs from Estonia “Veere, veere päevakene”
  16. 16. UWC Music NetworkBackground music: Maarja Nuut – singing and playing. Traditional runosongs from Estonia “Veere, veere päevakene”UWC AdriaticUWCAtlanticLi Po Chun UWCUWC MaastrichtUWC – USAUWC Mahindra CollegeUWC MostarUWC Costa Rica

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