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21M.293: Music of Africa: Home

Frequently Used Sources

The sources listed below may be ones that you consult frequently over the course of your research.

Quick Look Up

Need a quick fact or more background reading on a topic?  The links below will take you to sources that cover many different topics related to African music.

  • Bibliographies of the music of Africa are found in the Lewis Music Library's Ref ML120.A35 section.

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Use Barton to search for print and electronic books, scores, and recordings in MIT's collection.

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Manage Your References and Organize Your Notes

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We can also help recommend a number of tools to help you organize your notes. Consult our Personal Content Management Guide for more information.

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