African Music: Books and Articles

Reference Sources on African Music

The Libraries own many online and print sources to provide information on a variety of musical traditions of Africa. When you find print sources in the catalog, note their location (Davis Library, Undergraduate Library, Music Library, etc). Here are some books to get you started:

For additional resources, enter an Keyword search in the Library catalog on  "Music [country]" (for example: "Music Kenya") and add a Format limit of books or audio, etc. You can also search by people groups or individual artists.

Music Librarian

Diane Steinhaus
Music Library

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