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SUBJECT SEARCHES (Library Of Congress) - usually a more precise method of searching than using keywords
Traditional and folk
Time Period, era, culture, or geographic location:
Music - India - 18th Century
Music - South America
Musicians - Africa
Topic or form:
Folk Music [by continent, region, country, culture or language]
Music Africa - History and Criticism
Music - Bio-bibliography - Encyclopedias
Musical Instruments - History
Songs - (specific continent, region, country, culture) World Music
KEYWORD SEARCHES - usually more comprehensive than Subject Searches but also likely to re trieve a lot of nonrelevant documents
chime bells and China
gamelan and Bali
guitar and Argentina
(maqam or makam) and Middle East and music
musical instruments and Oceania
traditional music and Africa
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Selected Print Book Titles
Ethnomusicology: Historical and Regional Studies
Call Number: 780.89 Eth38
Musical Instruments of Africa
Call Number: 781.91096 D568
Music Cultures of the Pacific, the near East and Asia
Call Number: 780.95 M297m
Music and musical instruments found in oriental civilizations.
Music in Brazil
Call Number: 781.640981 M9546mb
Samba, bossa nova, Tropicalia, and traditional and popular music.
Music in Latin America by
Call Number: 780.98 B394m
Music in North India
Call Number: 780.954 R828m
Diverse musical types in India.
Call Number: 780.9 W1191tm
Explores musical diversity by integrating the sounds and traditions of world cultures.
Traditional Japanese Music and Musical Instruments
Call Number: 780.952 M2973tj
A history of Japan's musical life, its religious music,court music, and the music of specific instruments.
World Music: a Very Short Introduction
Call Number: 780.9 B6347wm
In-depth treatments of selected music cultures.
World Music: the Rough Guide
Call Number: 781.6 R755g
Background and context on the music of 70 countries and regions.