Music by country or region, a list of websites

Classical, traditional, folk and contemporary music by country or region
A guide to top world music websites

See also: Folk music and Composers

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Composers by region,
a web directory from The Open Directory Project.

Wikipedia entry on classical music from around the world.

AFRICAN MUSIC *

African Music Encyclopedia
Search by artist and country.

Africlassical, a blog.
A blog on African heritage in classical music.

African Music Archives
The African Music Archives (AMA), founded in Germany in 1991,  contains a collection of modern African music. It includes shellacs and vinyl-records, audio and videotapes, CD’s and DVD’s.

African Heritage in Classical Music

Addis Live: Ethiopian Music Internet Radio
Contemporary, popular, and traditional Ethiopian music, features traditional Ethiopian songs such as Tizita, Bati and Ambassel.

African Music Group
The largest independent discussion group for African Music.

Baaba Maal

Music of Africa, Wikipedia entries.

African Music on the Internet 
Stanford University’s annotated guide to African music sites.

Composers.
A web directory of African composers from the Open Directory Project.

Digital Collection of East-African Music, Vanderbuilt University.

International Library of African Music
A research and archival centre for traditional African music.

Music Uganda

South African Music
An A-Z index of artists, photo gallery, news and events.

International Center for African Music and Dance – University of Michigan.


Composers of African descent

Wikipedia entries on composers of African descent.

ALBANIAN MUSIC *

Music by Aleksander Peci, with a cycle of 32 Albanian folk dances(YouTube)

Aleksander Peci Arbereshe (Mos e Bukura more)

Aleksander Peci Reliev alpin I Rugoves (Kosova)

Peci Mega Ison Meg shtresor piano. Logic Pro

Peci Barocjare Piano Logic Pro

Peci Lule bor

Peci Vals I trendafillave

Peci Valle e Pogonit

AMERICAN COMPOSERS, AMERICAN MUSIC *

See also: Composers Index

American Composers Alliance

American Composers Forum

American Society of Composers

American Music Center
An information and support center for contemporary classical music and jazz, providing a wide range of programs and services.

Historic American Sheet music
Duke University

New Music Box
An online magazine for American music.

American Composers

Composers
American composers, a web directory from The Open Directory Project.

Contemporary American composers forum.

Wikipedia entries on American composers.

ARGENTINE MUSIC *

Argentine folkloric dances.

Argentine music history

Argentine Tango

Banda Sinifnica de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires

Musica Clasica Argentina – 
an Argentine classical music portal. 

National Symphony Orchestra

The National Symphony Orchestra (Wikipedia entry)

Wikipedia entry on Argentinian music.

Tango

Extensive information about Golden Age Tango recordings.

Argentina’s Music
Offers information on the musicians and singers of Tango.

Argentine Tango Music and Videos
Includes a list of recordings and videos featuring tango Argentino from a personal collection.

Tango History
A two page history of tango music and dance, with pictures and lists of some renowned of artists, lyricist, and songs.

Neotango.info

Wikipedia entry on Tango music.

Argentine composers 

Composers. Argentine composers.

Composers. Argentine composers,
a web directory from The Open Directory Project.

Ginastera, Alberto

Ginastra, Alberto Alberto Ginastera
Wikipedia article.

Alberto Ginastera
Biographical material, links, and directory of MP3 audio files from Classic Cat.

Alberto Ginastera

Kagel, Mauricio

Kagel, Mauricio. Mauricio Kagel. IRCAM (search)

Maricio Kagel. Ubu Web
Kagel resources

Mauricio Kagel website.

Piazzolla, Astor

Piazzolla, Astor. The Astor Piazzolla homepage.

Astor Piazzolla. Wikipedia entry.

Astor Piazzolla
Last.fm. Watch videos & listen free to Astor Piazzolla music.

ARMENIAN MUSIC *

Audio Online,
from Armenian dance music to Armenian Classical music.

The Archive of Armenian Music
The archive seeks to save music and aural recollections in all formats and genre, with specific focus placed on the musical traditions of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide of 1915.

Composers from Armenia

Terterian, Avet. Avet Terterian, 
Armenian composer.

Andriasov, Iosif. Iosif Andriasov (1933-2000), 
renowned composer and philosopher of the Armenian heritage, who was born in Moscow, USSR, and lived for the last 21 years of his life in New York City. Official web-site.

Khachaturian, Aram. Aram Khachaturian Virtual Museum

Aram Khachaturian, Wikipedia entry.

Composers. Armenian composers,
a web directory from The Open Directory Project.

ASIAN CLASSICAL AND MODERN MUSIC

Composers. Asian composers (by region), 
a web directory from The Open Directory Project.

AUSTRALIAN COMPOSERS/MUSIC RESOURCES *

Australasian computer music, 
Australian composers directory.

Australian Music Directory
Australian Music Directory. A directory of Australian music web sites and resources.

Australian Music World Wide Web Site
A useful reference of discographies, biographies, links and news for many Australian artists.

Australian Music Centre
Established in 1974 to facilitate and encourage the performance and understanding of music by Australian composers throughout the world.

Composers

Composers. Australian composers,
a web directory from The Open Directory Project.

List of Australian composers.
Wikipedia

Grainger, Percy

Grainger, Percy. Percy Grainger Museum
Melbourne University

Koehne, Graeme

Graeme Koehne

Meale, Richard

Meale, Richard Richard Meale
Wikipedia

Richard Meale
Australian Music Centre

Sculthorpe, Peter

Sculthorpe, Peter. Peter Sculthorpe 
Wikipedia

Peter Sculthorpe website.

Peter Sculthorpe
Australian Music Centre

Folk music. Australian Folk Music.
A directory of web sites about Australian folk music.

Grainger, Percy. Percy Grainger Museum
Melbourne University

Music Australia
Discover historical and contemporary Australian music, view and print Australian sheet music and find full scores, listen to sound recordings or purchase digital downloads.

National Library of Australia
Scores and the largest collection of music research resources in Australia.

Revolve.com.au
CDs of the best Australian classical composers from the last 100 years, by Derek Strahan, composer. Includes a page of audio music files and a page of contemporary classical music links.

Songlines Music Aboriginal Corporation
Songlines in Victoria is an Incorporated Aboriginal Association that has been established to provide assistance in all aspects of the music and performing arts industry to Aboriginal musicians.

AUSTRIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC *

Austrian Music Network

Viennese composers.
About Vienna

Viennese classical music concerts and events. 
Vienna Classic

Wiener Philharmoniker

Wikipedia entry on Austrian music.

Austrian composers

General index of composers. 

Composers. Austrian composers,
a web directory from The Open Directory Project

Wikipedia entries on Austrian composers.

BRAZILIAN CLASSICAL AND CONTEMPORARY MUSIC *

All Brazilian Music
Movements, genres and styles.

Brazilian Music
Music culture and style: articles, interviews and it the sites of many Brazilian musicians.

Brazil beyond clichés
A vast archive of podcasts covering Brazilian music of all styles.

Brazilian Music TV

Audio clips: Traditional music of Brazil.Musée d’Ethnographie de Genève

Great Brazilian Music
This site is meant as an overiview or a small appetizer for the most important genres of Brazilian music, as well as for some of the most essential artists, bands and albums within Brazilian music. The site also contains hundreds of sample tracks and expert recommendations of artists and albums.

Fundaco Biblioteca Nacional, Brazil. 
Brazilian music archives, with links to Brazilian music websites.

Wikipedia entries on Brazilian composers.

Brazilian Music Index
A list of Brazilian composers.

Composers

Composers. Brazilian composers, 
a web directory from The Open Directory Project.

Naxos recordings of music by Brazilian composers.

Villa-Lobos Museum 

BRITISH COMPOSERS/IRISH COMPOSERS

See: British Music
Music centres in Europe and around the world