Try some of these search terms to get started:
World Music - History and criticism
Folk Music - country name:
e.g. Folk Music - Ireland
Popular Music - country name:
e.g. Popular Music - Maylasia
Music - ethnic group:
e.g. American Indians music; Lakota Indians music; Celtic music
Music style or genre:
e.g. Salsa, Jazz, Rap
Browse books on World Music in call number area ML 3545
See the Music Research Guide for general tips on music searching.
Musical instrument instruction books and method series are found under the name of the instrument, with -- Instruction and Study added.
Terminology for world music description varies. You may need to use multiple terms for thorough research.
Subject terms for ethnic, national, and cultural traditions use the country name, geographic region, and ethnic tradition. Example: for Cuban music
Also try these keywords: Cuban, Latin American, Caribbean, Timba, Havana (Cuba), Latino, Hispanic, Spanish