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International Music

Resources for research and listening for folk and popular music from around the world

The Indian Subcontinent

Recommended Books

The recommended books below include reference works and books on several topics related to Indian and South Asian music. For the music of India, see in particular the call numbers ML 338 and ML 3748. For additional results, run the subject searches Music -- India, Hindustani music, and Carnatic music. Books are sorted by their call numbers for ease of browsing. Hover over the info icon to see a description.

Interlibrary Loan

Users are encouraged to search for items beyond University Libraries' catalog via RILM Abstracts of Music Literature and WorldCat. Materials not available in print or online may be requested through Interlibrary Loan. Please allow up to seven days for electronic delivery and up to fourteen days for delivery of physical items.