March 20, 2023

Ethnomusicology: Global Field Recordings is a primary source database that contains thousands of audio field recordings and interviews, educational recordings, film footage, field notebooks, slides, correspondence, and ephemera from sites around the world. It provides insight into the musical traditions of communities in West Africa, North America, South East Asia, and others. Highlighted collections include Javanese, Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Cherokee, Caribbean, African, and Jamaican music.

Key themes include education and teaching of ethnomusicology; religion and ritual; cultural identity and social norms; music and gender; and music and conflict.

Date coverage: 1950-1980