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This article focuses on the ways people gain sufficient musical knowledge to be able to learn songs and transmit these to others. It discusses music learning in an oral culture; an anthropological view of learning; and challenges for music education.

Keywords: music education, music learning, oral transmission, music culture, anthropology, ethnomusicology

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