Asian and Pacific music is a broad term that encompasses the many musical forms and styles which were created within the Asian continent and the surrounding Pacific Islands. Below is a broad overview of sources and search tips designed to direct students towards resources about Asian and Pacific music.
To locate books about a specific person or topic, use the Subject Search in the OPAL Library Catalog. Each book has been tagged with specific subject headings that describe its content.
Subject headings for groups of people not associated with a nationality are relatively new, and practices are still being worked out. Some headings that have been applied to Asian/Pacific music, though, include: