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Music 133: Introduction to World Music: Textbooks as Starting Places

This guide can help you begin research into world music. Especially helpful for students in Music 133.

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The Basics

Textbooks can be another good place to begin looking.  They often cover topics in more depth than do the reference tools, but won't always have information about the particular region or style you're researching.