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Ethnomusicology, World Music, and Folk Music Guide


This guide introduces tools for research in:

Ethnomusicology – The study of music in different cultures, ethnomusicology explores the relationship between music and society.

Folk Music – Music of oral tradition or evoking the style of oral-tradition music, often associated with a specific nationality or political movement.

World Music – This loosely defined term can refer to any music outside the western-art tradition.

For more information or help, you can contact the music librarian, Peter Shirts, or an on-call librarian at the reference desk in Woodruff Library or through the link below.

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