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Diversity in Music


Latinx music and musicians span the globe, with concentrations in Europe and the Americas.  This page provides some resources and approaches to exploring the many styles and cultures. These are just starting places for you to begin to access the wealth of media and writings about Latinx music.

Approaches to Searching

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 Latinx music, though, include:

  • Hispanic Americans -- Music
  • Latin Americans -- United States


Essential Resources

There are many online resources devoted to diversity in music. Here are just a few essential ones.

Electronic media