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Music Online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music [electronic resource] / [Advisory editors, Bruno Nettl and Ruth Stone ; founding editors, James Porter and Timothy Rice].

Other Title:
Garland encyclopedia of world music online
Garland encyclopedia of world music
Publication:
[Alexandria, VA] : Alexander Street Press, [2006?]-
Series:
Music online.
Music online
Format/Description:
Database/Website
1 online resource.
Subjects:
Music -- Encyclopedias.
World music -- Encyclopedias.
Folk music -- Encyclopedias.
Popular music -- Encyclopedias.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via the World Wide Web.
Summary:
The Garland encyclopedia of world music online is a comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. Each volume contains an overview of a geographic region, a survey of its musical heritage, and a description of specific musical genres, practices, and performances. Articles include detailed photographs that show musicians, musical instruments, and the cultural context of dances, rituals, and ceremonies. Other images include drawings, maps, and musical examples for further study. Contains the full text of the 10 volume print encyclopedia (originally published in 1997), which is searchable all together for the first time.
Contents:
v. 1. Africa
v. 2. South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
v. 3. The United States and Canada
v. 4. Southeast Asia
v. 5. South Asia : the Indian subcontinent
v. 6. The Middle East
v. 7. East Asia : China, Japan, Korea
v. 8. Europe
v. 9. Australia and the Pacific Islands
v. 10. The world's music : general perspectives and reference tools.
Notes:
Title from home page (viewed Oct. 22, 2016).
Online version of: The Garland encyclopedia of world music.
Includes bibliographical references, discographies, filmographies, and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Contributor:
Nettl, Bruno, 1930-
Stone, Ruth M.
Porter, James, 1937-
Rice, Timothy, 1945-
Alexander Street Press.
Rosengarten Family Fund.
Other format:
Garland encyclopedia of world music
OCLC:
168757311
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.