World music is a name conceived by record company people in
London in the mid 80's to describe ethnic or international music, a
genre that has become popular in the last decade but which has been
around as long as people have been teaching other people to play
- Herndon, Marcia and Susanne Ziegler. Music, gender, and
culture. Wilhelmshaven, Germany: Florian Noetzel Verlag,
- Essays and illustrations on gender and ethnomusicological
research in world music. Contributors from seven different
countries and mindsets discuss (in English) how music shapes the
way people live-especially women. Music -- CALL NUMBER: 780.89 I61,
M987x, v. 1, 1990
- Keeling, Richard, ed. Women in North American Indian Music
: Six Essays. Bloomington, IN: Society for Ethnomusicology,
- Six essays by anthropologists and ethnomusicologists about
apparent male dominance and the unknown musical life of North
American Indian women. Some of the cultures explored are Ojibway,
Algonkian, and Navajo among others. Music Reference -- CALL NUMBER:
781.8 S741, no. 6, 1989
- Kivi, K. Linda. Canadian Women Making Music. Toronto,
ON: Green Dragon Press, 1992.
- A history of Canadian women in music from the Vancouver Bell
Canada String Ensemble in the 18th and 19th centuries, to the
Montreal Women's Symphony Orchestra in the 1940's to the
Japanese-Canadian percussion group, Katario Taiko. With interviews
and told in the context of the history of Canada. Music -- CALL
NUMBER: 780.82 K62, C212, 1992
- Joya: Works By Women Composers From Around the World.
Lomita, CA: Cambria, 1990.
- This recording was made after the 1986 Festival of Music From
Around the World in Honor of Women Composers. Side one has "Joya"
by Haruna Aoki for 15 musicians while side two is "Brevis for
Concert Choir" by Ruth Watson Henderson and "mon" by Kazuko Osawa.
Sponsored by the International Congress on Women in Music. Music
Media Center -- CALL NUMBER: SC 54
- Khana, Anoyarauddina. Samajera Gana. Dhaka : Bamladesa
Jatiya Mahila Ainajibi Samiti, 1987.
- A cassette tape of feminist songs from Bangladesh. Printed in
the original language with woman-oriented art on the sleeve. Music
Media Center -- CALL NUMBER: SCI 583
- Menezes, Margareth. Kindala. New York: Mango,
- Brazilian reggae singer, Menezes, recorded these 12 tracks with
most of the titles translated into English. For example, "A girl
named Dandara" and "Peace on Earth". She is probably best known (in
this country) for singing with David Byrne. Music Media Center --
CALL NUMBER: CD 1438
- Todo bandhana. Toro bandhan. Nai Dilli: Jagori,
- More interesting art on the sleeve and sleeve notes printed in
the original language, this cassette contains Indian songs sung by
women about the social conditions in their country. There are many
tapes of Indian music performed by women in Duke's collection.
Music Media Center -- CALL NUMBER: SCI 694