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Use this research guide to help with your research in ethnomusicology. This research guide also includes music and dance of Celtic regions - Ireland, Scotland, Cape Breton, and others.
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If you are looking for books that are related to protest songs, try this:

Last Updated: February 27, 2016
Created by Y. Umetsubo

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The Library provides access to E-book collections. See two sample searches below, which I embedded within this guide.


Subjects: music OR performance OR dance AND Subjects: indigen* OR aborigin* OR indian* OR native*


Text All Search: ethnomusicolog* AND Subject: music*

To refine your search, use filters as well.

Last Updated: October 4, 2015
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Print Books - Folk Music

Selected topics and locations

  • National and folk music, Canada
    ML 3563
  • National and folk music, Ireland
    ML 3654
  • National and folk music, Scotland
    ML 3655
  • Musical life - social and economic conditions
    ML 3795

Print Books - Ethnomusicology and more

Materials on Ethnomusicology are generally found in the ML section at the library, classified as 'Literature on Music'. While a specific area within ML is set aside for works on ethnomusicology (ML 3797.6 - 3797.9), especially general works on theory, or introductory texts, much of the specific stuff is found in other areas of ML. For example the book, Music of the First Nations is found in ML 3557.

The following is a selected list topics and locations of particular interest to ethnomusicology:

ML - Literature on Music


ML 100-109 - Dictionaries. Encyclopedias



ML 3797.6 - Periodicals. Societies. Serials

ML 3797.7 - Congresses

ML 3798 - General Works

ML 3799 - Addresses, essays, lectures


History and Criticism - Instruments and Instrumental Music

ML 475--547 -  by Region or Country

ML 3400-3465 - Dance Music

ML 3469-3541 - Popular Music

ML 3544-3775 - National Music

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