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South Asian Music : Print Resources: Books

This research guide focuses on South Asian Music. It is intended to be a useful place to start your research, using resources from Mills Music Library and the open web.

Using Library Catalog for Books

A Basic Search of Library Catalog will enable you to determine what UW-Madison has in terms of books related to South Asian music.

Particularly helpful subject search terms might include:

Carnatic music
Folk music--India
Folk music--Pakistan
Hindustani music
Instrumental music--India, North
Music--India, South
Music--South Asia
Ragas--India, North
Vocal music--India
Vocal music--Pakistan

Helpful Reference Books

Music Public Services Librarian

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Mills Music Library
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Materials at CRL

The South Asian Music Resources at CRL page highlights classical, historical, folk and devotional resources easily available through interlibrary loan.

Transliteration Tables

The ALA/LC Transliteration Tables are specific systems for converting from a non-roman script to a romanized one. MadCat and WorldCat follow this system exclusively for transliteration.