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Music 220 -- Seminar in Research Methods and Bibliography -- Dr. Partow Hooshmandrad

Useful Ethnomusicology Resources

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
10 volumes and accompanying CDs.  Available in the bookstack and at the Circulation Desk. f ML100 .G16 1998

Also available online.

Virtual Instrument Museum

Brief History of the Wesleyan World Instrument Collection

Among universities, Wesleyan University has one of the largest and most diverse collections of world musical instruments. It contains three classes of holdings: daily-use instructional instruments and sets of instruments (e.g. gamelan, Ghanian drums, steelband); instruments brought to Wesleyan by students, alumni and faculty; and donated instruments.

Atlas of Plucked Instruments

An encyclopedia of all the world's plucked instruments of lute, guitar, banjo and mandolin type.

Based on a large private collection of plucked stringed musical instruments (plus additional material from books and websites), this atlas will give you information about almost all the different plucked instruments still in use.