Content of songs centers on events in daily life that

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• Content of songs centers on events in daily life that are familiar to the majority of people. – Life-Cycle events » E.g., birth, death, or marriage – Environmental features » E.g., agriculture or climate • Migration of people also diffuses the music • Origin and Diffusion of Folk and Popular Music – Popular Music • Music written by specific individuals with the intent of being… – Sold – Performed in front of a paying audience • Often displays a high degree of technical skill • Musicians often have strong connections with other similar musicians that may span the globe. – Limited connections with local musicians of different genres
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• Origin and Diffusion of Folk and Popular Sports – Sports originated as isolated folk customs and diffused like other folk culture via relocation diffusion. • Example: – Football (soccer) originated in England in the eleventh century. – Transformation from folk to popular sport began in 1800s when organized clubs were formed in the UK.
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