An incredible reference book, one of the most extensive we have ever seen! Nearly 1100 pages of information on world ethnic musical styles! You'll learn about the many published performing artist's, their CD's, where to buy them, plus publishers and distributors. Called the "Essential Album Guide" of world ethnic music, it offers all the information you need to develop the ultimate collection or recorded world ethnic music. A must have book for anyone interested in the recorded musical styles of the world! Includes a world music sampler CD.