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ILAM - International Library of African Music
Title: ILAM - International Library of African Music
Title alternative: the largest archive of African music in sub Saharan Africa
URL: http://www.ru.ac.za/ilam/
Other URL: http://web.archive.org/web/20080119014102/http://ilam.ru.ac.za/
Creator: ILAM <Grahamstown>
Abstract: Founded in 1954 by Hugh Tracey, ILAM is the greatest repository of African music in the world. A research institution devoted to the study of music and oral arts in Africa, it preserves thousands of historical recordings going back to 1929 and supports contemporary fieldwork. It is currently digitizing its collections. Its journal, African Music, is nearly into its fourth decade. [according to site editor's information]
Table of contents: # Home
# History
# Products
**** CDs
---------Historical Recordings by Hugh Tracey
---------Music of Africa Series
**** Videos/DVDs
**** Photo Collection
**** Full Product Inventory
# Publications
**** African Music Journal
**** Symposium Papers
**** Out of Print Books
# Services
# Staff
# Ethnomusicology
# Current Projects
**** ILAM Photo Collection On-line/NHF
**** ILAM/SAMAP On-line Archive/NRF
**** Hugh Tracey Fieldtape Preservation/RMB
**** Hugh Tracey Document Preservation/Mellon
# ILAM Sound Archive Search
# ILAM Photo Archive Search
# News Archive
# Links
# Contact Us
Keywords: Republic of South Africa; Africa South of the Sahara; music; Ethnomusicology
Countries: Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Information & Media » Libraries, Archives, Museums;
Culture & Arts » Music
Location of the site's editor: South Africa
Resource type: Archives, Centres for Information and Documentation;
Search Engines;
Library Catalogues;
Directories of Lectures and Conference Papers;
Collections of Illustrations (Fotographies, Paintings, Charts);
Collections of Journals and Annuals (Partly with fulltext)
Language: English
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