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The study of music in the context of customs and culture.

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Sources for the study of music and ethnography

Musical ethnography is the study of music as it functions within a society and culture.  It encompasses the rituals, customs, and traditions in which music plays a role.

This guide lists some resources for the ethnographic study of music. Click on the links below or the tabs above for more information.

Books and scores

Recordings

Online resources