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Here you will find MP3 audio tracks and accompanying notes that can be used with each of the 16 Lessons of the Roots of Rhythm curriculum.

The listen-along tracks were compiled by ethnomusicologist Dr. Craig Woodson and the play-along tracks were recorded by Woodson with Tommy Wiggins, recording engineer.

Sample Track Downloads:

  Chapter 1  -  The Adufe from Portugal   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 2  -  The Bongos from Cuba   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 3  -  The Buhai from Romania   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 4  -  The Djembé from Guinea   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 5  -  The Dondo from Ghana   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 6  -  The Kakko from Japan   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 7  -  The Lakota Drum from North America   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 8  -  The Naqqāra from Turkey   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 9  -  The Ranāt Ēk from Thailand   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 10  -  The Sājāt from Egypt   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 11  -  The Panderio from Brazil   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 12  -  The Snare Drum from Switzerland   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 13  -  The Steel Drum from Trinidad and Tobago   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 14  -  The Tabla from India   Listen Along   Play-along
  Chapter 15  -  The Turntable from the United States   Listen Along   Play-along
Chapter 16  -  The Daf In Iraq Listen Along Play-along


For a PDF of the Audio Content Notes for Roots of Rhythms lessons 1 through 10, click here.

For a PDF of the Audio Content Notes for Roots of Rhythms lessons 11 through 16, click here.

For more resources—CDs, DVDs, and websites—for each instrument, click here.

 

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