These Minutes are of traditional songs from many different cultures. They range from old ways of farming through to traditional songs and chants. You will hear how life has been lived in song for centuries.

Some Minutes look at how people have communicated through song and passed down information in memorable verse.

Where are these instruments being played?

Is anyone else nearby? How can you tell?

How are they making their sounds?

Describe how the vibrations were produced and then travelled to the microphone.