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Switzerland Wants Yodeling on UNESCO Heritage List

Switzerland announced last month that it will ask the United Nations to add Yodeling — a long tradition in the Alpine nation — to the UNESCO global heritage list.  But despite the popular image of the yodeling alpine goatherd, Switzerland does not have a monopoly on the distinctive sound. Cultures all over the world have their own version of the yodel, and even Canadian country music artist Eli Barsi says you can hear it in everything from American cowboy songs to Eastern European,...

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