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The Garland encyclopedia of world music online [electronic resource] / [Advisory editors, Bruno Nettl and Ruth Stone ; founding editors, James Porter and Timothy Rice]
Alternate (uniform) Title Garland encyclopedia of world music
Alternate Title Title appears as: Welcome to the Garland encyclopedia of world music online
[Alexandria, VA] : Alexander Street Press, [2006?]-
Location Call Number Status
 Web  ML100 .G37    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Music -- Encyclopedias
World music -- Encyclopedias
Folk music -- Encyclopedias
Popular music -- Encyclopedias
Note Title from home page (viewed July 24, 2009)
Online version of: The Garland encyclopedia of world music
Includes bibliographical references, discographies, filmographies, and indexes
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
Restrictions on Access Access restricted to subscribers
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
Note - System Details Mode of access: Internet via the World Wide Web
Series Music online
Alternate Author Nettl, Bruno, 1930-
Stone, Ruth M
Porter, James, 1937-
Rice, Timothy, 1945-
Alexander Street Press

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