Native American/First Nations Music (Great Basin)

 

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Great Basin tribes, such as the Ute, Shoshoni and Painte, live/lived mainly in the U.S. Southwestern deserts of Utah and Nevada. Their music is relatively simple, with short and straightforward melodies placed within a small vocal range that are often repeated in pairs.

[Listen to a Shoshone flag song | Listen to the Painte/Shotone song “Licka ma leg” as performed by “song carrier and storyteller” Judy Trejo]

 

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