Professor Graybill is asking you to use credible sources for your cultural presentation project. Examples of credible sources: books or book chapters; journal articles; web sites created by people with knowledge or experience in a world music tradition. Use this guide to help you find these credible sources, and if you have any questions, please post them in one of the following ways:
On the "Research Assistance" class discussion board on Brightspace
Online encyclopedia with entries on topics ranging from non-Western instruments to distinctive rhythms of music from various countries, this one-stop resource on global music also promotes appreciation of other countries and cultural groups.
Wide ranging and reliable, this treasure trove includes entries on all the styles and forms in Western music; comprehensive articles on the music of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Near East; descriptions of instruments enriched by historical background; and articles that reflect today's beat, including popular music, jazz, and rock.
Offers broad coverage of a wide range of musical categories spanning many eras, including composers, librettists, singers, orchestras, important ballets and operas, and musical instruments and their history.