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Instruments in World Musical Cultures: Finding Music & Background Information

A collection of resources for the Instruments in World Musical Cultures class.

Research Example

Research Topic: History of the santur in the Middle East

Try searching encyclopedias to learn about the history of this instrument and music databases to listen to examples of a santur being played:

Encyclopedias

Search the following encyclopedias to find background information about your topic:

Music Databases (Streaming Audio)

Try the following databases to find examples of music played by different kinds of instruments:

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