The music of Uzbekistan has reflected the diverse influences that have shaped the country. It is similar to the music of the Middle East and is characterized by complicated rhythms and meters. Because of the long history of music in the country and the large number of different music styles and musical instruments, Uzbekistan is regarded as the most musically diverse country in Central Asia.
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