Covers all topics related to music, including musical instruments, compositional forms and scientific topics. Biographical entries cover composers, performers and writers. Offers links to related sites including sound archives.
Includes bibliographies, videographies, and discographies. v. 1. Africa -- v. 2. South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean -- v. 3. The United States and Canada -- v. 4. Southeast Asia -- 5. South Asia: The Indian Subcontinent -- v. 6. Middle East -- v.7. East Asia: China, Japan and Korea -- v. 8. Europe -- v. 9. Australia and the Pacific Islands -- v.10. The world's music: general perspectives and reference tools.