This list is intended to be a starting point for recognizing patterns in related subject headings. Here are some that might help get you started when looking for ethnomusicological information:
Those can then be followed by specific country names and/or word and phrases like:
-- History and criticism
-- Instruction and Study
|ML128 .E8||Ethnomusicology - Bibliography|
|ML3549 - 3370||North America|
|ML3572 - 3575||Central and South America|
|ML3580 - 3730||Europe|
|ML3740 - 3758||Asia|
|ML3760 - 3769||Africa|
|ML3770 - 3774||Australia, Oceania, etc.|
|ML3776||Secular Music of the Jews in all countries|
|ML3796 - 3799||Ethnomusicology|
Because keyword searching in any search tool is imperfect, another useful way to find related books that you might otherwise miss is to browse the shelves or use the browse feature in Smart Search with your selected call number(s). Use these call number ranges to browse for books on music in these regions. See below for an example of browsing by Library of Congress call numbers in Smart Search.
If you need assistance figuring out which call numbers are best to browse for your topic, please contact me with your topic and question. I can help!