Welcome to Music of the World

Music of the World is a record label specializing in traditional and contemporary world music. Since its founding in the early 80s, the label produced over 90 titles, many of which are featured on this website. In 2000, the label was acquired by digital download leader emusic.com, and all titles in the catalog are available for download through www.emusic.com.

This site contains descriptions of recordings and information on musicians from all over the world.

Click here for a map to choose a region and view recordings

World Music Regions

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Owl’s Head Music

Owl’s Head Music (BMI) controls and administers the majority of compositions on the Music of the World, Latitudes and Nomad record labels, and negotiates synchronization rights for broadcast, commercial recordings, film, television, internet streaming and multi-media.

For a complete list of the compositions in the Owl’s Head Music catalog, click here.

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