Welcome to The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is the first comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.

For world music videos, see our related playlist in Ethnographic Video Online.

This release includes 1,217 essays and images from 10 sources and hundreds of audio examples. You can also access The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online through the Music Online interface. More »

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