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International Music

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

Japan and Korea

Recommended Books

The recommended books below include reference works and books on several topics related to Japanese and Korean music. Most books on the traditional music of Japan can be found in ML 340 while popular music is in ML 3501. Most books on the traditional music of Korea, likewise, can be found in ML 342 while its popular music is in ML 3502. For additional results, run the subject searches Music -- Japan and Music -- Korea. 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.