The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
The World's Music: General Perspectives and Reference Tools
Edited by Ruth M. Stone
Routledge – 2002 – 1,034 pages
First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"This unique and thoroughly researched resource provides a dynamic and in depth perspective on world music… It strikes a balance between wonderful illustrations and comprehensive, scholarly entries. Each regional volume includes a CD sampler of that region's music. This source will have wide appeal to both the novice and expert." -- Dartmouth Medal