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World Music Guide: Northern Africa

Northern Africa Map

Northern Africa MapLibya*EgpytTunisiaAlgeria*Morocco

The ASU Music Library has a small selection of materials about northern Africa. Try a subject search on "music africa north" for CDs and books. For some countries (marked * and in green on the map), we have enough materials for a more in-depth study. Other listed countries (yellow on the map) have at least one recording or text.

General Sources:

The best general reference book on African music is Africa , volume one from the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (Music Reference ML 100 .G16 1998 v.1). Pages 531-598 deal specifically with the music of northern Africa. A CD is included with the volume.

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Gary Boye
Erneston Music Library

Appalachian State University
Subjects: Music