People in the Kalash valley in Pakistan during the Joshi festival.
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Joshi Festival in the Kalash tribe in Pakistan, May 14, 2011.
Researchers visited the remote Kalash valleys to investigate how the concept of ‘happy’ and ‘sad’ music differs across cultures.
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Cleveland Museum of Art.
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