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Music - Subject Guides

An archive of past music subject guides found on the Music Library website.

World Music Online

NPR: World Music

This is the official national public radio website dedicated to world music. The website includes interviews with world artists, archives, recordings, and videos.


World Music Network

This online world music resources offers the latest news, videos, and music recordings from a variety of world musicians.

World Music

Aubert, Laurent. The Music of the Other: New Challenges for Ethnomusicology in a Global Age. Aldershot, England; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2007.

MUSIC STACKS ML3798.A8313 2007


Bakan, Michael B. World Music : Traditions and Transformations. Boston : McGraw-Hill, 2007.

MUSIC STACKS ML3545.B24 2007


Baumann, Max Peter. World Music, Musics of the World: Aspects of Documentation, Mass Media, and Accultration. Wilhelmshaven : F.Noetzel, c1992.

MUSIC STACKS ML3797.7.W694x 1992


Bohlman, Philip Vilas. World Music: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.

MUSIC STACKS  ML3470.B68 2002


Broughton, Simon, Ellingham, Mark, and Trillo, Richard. World Music : The Rough Guide. London: Rough Guides, London; New York: Dist by Penguin Group, 1999.

MUSIC STACKS ML102.W67 W67 1999 v.1


Miller, Terry E. World Music: A Global Journey. New York : Routledge, 2006.

MUSIC STACKS ML3798.M53 2006


Nettl, Bruno et al. Excursions in World Music. Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2004.



Nettl, Bruno et al. The Encyclopedia of World Music. New York : Garland Pub., 1998.

MUSIC REFERENCE ML100.G16 1998 v.1 through v.10


Nidel, Richard. World Music: the Basics. New York : Routledge, 2005.

MUSIC STACKS ML3545.N54 2005


Tenzer, Michael. Analytical Studies in World Music. New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.



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