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Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? from Smithsonian Folkways

Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Since 1985, many have enjoyed this edutainment computer game and public television game-show spinoff, but did you know the game, which blends abundant geography knowledge with an intriguing plot, also features international music from Smithsonian Folkways? This playlist is a complete collection of the music approved for use in the 1996 game release, tracing the sounds Carmen Sandiego encountered around the world, from New Orleans jazz to Icelandic folk songs, to thrilling Nigerian drum beats, Afghani teahouse music, Japanese Shinto processionals, folk dance songs of Argentina, and more.
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