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.
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.
At head of title: Music online, the Garland encyclopedia of world music
Description based on 1st release; title from title screen (viewed Oct. 12, 2007).
Includes bibliographical references, discographies, filmographies, and indexes.
This resource is available only to current faculty, staff and students of Columbia University.