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Comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world’s peoples. Contains the full text of the 10 volume print encyclopedia. Each volume contains an overview of a region, a survey of its musical heritage, traditions and themes; and a description of specific musical genres, practices, and performances. Articles include photographs of musicians, musical instruments, and the cultural context of dances, rituals, and ceremonies. Also includes drawings, maps, and links to musical examples.