Traditional music is the musical expression of [[Traditional culture]].
'''Traditional music''' is the modern name for what used to be called "[[Folk music]]", before the term "Folk music" was expanded to include a lot of non-traditional material. The defining characteristics of traditional music are:
* '''[[Oral tradition|Oral transmission]]''': The music is passed down, or learned, through singing and listening and sometimes dancing
* '''[[Culture|Cultural basis]]''': The music derives from and is part of the traditions of a particular region or culture.
===Muzik kawasan dan negara===