Garland Encyclopedia of World MusicGarland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is devoted to music research of all the world's peoples, including entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world. Each volume contains an overview of the region, a survey of its musical heritage, traditions and themes; and a description of specific musical genres, practices, and performances. Articles include detailed photographs that show musicians, musical instrument, and the cultural context of dances, rituals, and ceremonies. Other images include drawings, maps, and musical examples for further study. Also part of the Music Online database.