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African Composers Edition: African music website containing a critical edition of choral music scores by African composer J.P. Mohapeloa (1908-1982) transcribed from tonic solfa to staff notation with texts translated into English, and historical information and critical commentary provided by Christine Lucia; together with a CD of historic African choral recordings.

Beyond the Commons: Anthony McCann's "Beyond the Commons" site is a developing research project dedicated to the study of enclosure as a social dynamic of relevance to ethnomusicology, anthropology, and the social sciences, with a particular emphasis on the analysis of the role of intellectual property in social life.

Born to Groove: A collection of writings and resources on engaging the musical abilities of children, put together by Charles Keil and Pat Campbell.

China Field Recordings: A project carried out by Brendan Donnelly since 2012.

EVIA Digital Archive Project: Ethnomusicological Video for Instruction and Analysis, a joint project of Indiana University and the University of Michigan.

Harlem 1900-1940: An African-American Community: A history education portfolio that has been produced by the Educational Programs unit of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the New York Public Library. Various elements of the history of the urban experience in Harlem's early days as the Cultural Capital of African Americans are represented here by graphic and photographic images from the Schomburg Center collection.

MUSA on the Web: A project of the American Musicological Society, in collaboration with the Society for American Music and A-R Editions, Inc. Applying the principles of critical editing to a variety of American idioms, including jazz, psalmody, popular song, twentieth-century chamber music, art song, Native American ceremony, and the Broadway show, MUSA (Music of the United States of America) is devoted to expanding the legacy of American music available for study and performance.

Pacific And Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC): A facility for digital conservation and access for endangered materials from the Pacific region, defined broadly to include Oceania and East and Southeast Asia. At present no such facility exists, and our research group is examining feasible models to ensure that the archive can provide access to interested communities, and conforms to emerging international standards for digital archiving. In 2003 we aim to establish a framework for accessioning, cataloguing, and digitizing audio, text and visual material, and preserving digital copies. The primary focus of this initial stage is safe preservation of material that would otherwise be lost, especially field tapes from the 1950s and 1960s.

RILM Bibliolore: Wide-ranging blog on new publications and other resources related to music. Includes articles, photographs, and videos.

Save Our Sounds Project: The American Folklife Center in the Library of Congress and the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in the Smithsonian Institution are collaborating on a landmark project to preserve our audio heritage-- irreplaceable recordings of America's music and the voices of her people.

Sustainable Music: Blog by ethnomusicologist/folklorist/musician Jeff Todd Titon on music, ecology, and much more.

Venda Girls' Initiation Schools: An online resource for John Blacking's research on Venda girls' initiation schools. Designed and edited by Suzel Reily and Lev Weinstock.

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