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Vast musical database reveals common threads in songs around the world

A traditional group from the city of Kalaat M'Gouna.

Musicians and dancers perform in M'Hamid El Ghizlane, Morocco. Dance music from around the globe tends to be faster than some other types of songs, such as lullabies. Credit: Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty

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Nature 575, 568 (2019)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-03567-4

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