*Africa is used for purposes of illustration; Asia, Peru, Poland, Sweden, etc. may be used instead.
See also specific subject terms, e.g.: Clarinet; Opera; Symphony; etc. and specific proper names, e.g.: Berio, Josquin, Monteverdi, Stravinsky.
Folk dance music
Folk music Africa *
Folk songs Africa*
Music Africa *
Music, 20th century
Music history and criticism
Music--[Country]--[Century], (e.g. Music--France--18th century)
Music--Philosophy and aesthetics
Performance practice (Music)
|[REF] ML 128||Bibliographies by subject|
|[REF] ML134||Thematic catalogs (composers)|
|[REF] ML 156||Discographies|
|M3||Collected works of composers|
|ML112||Music printing and publishing|
|ML114 - ML118||Bibliography of special periods|
|ML120 - ML125||Bibliography arranged by region or country|
History and criticism:
|ML160||General histories of music|
|ML385 - ML429||Biographies|
|ML459 - ML1351||Instruments and instrumental music|
|ML1400 - ML3275||Vocal music|
|ML3797 - ML3799||Musicology and ethnomusicology|
|ML3845 - ML3877||Aesthetics|
|MT90 - MT145||Analytical guides|
Selected SFCM Library Resources Reference
Subject bibliographies are found in REF ML128, arranged by topic.
Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894- Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians. 8th ed. revised by Nicolas Slonimsky. New York : Schirmer Books ; Toronto, Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, 1992. REF ML105 .B168 1992
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians : twentieth-century classical musicians. Nicolas Slonimksy, Laura Kuhn, ed. New York: Schirmer Books, 1997. REF ML105.S612 B1 1997
Cohn, Arthur. The literature of chamber music. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Hinshaw Music, 1997. 4 vols. REF ML1100 C74 L5
Hill, George Robert, 1943- Collected editions, historical series & sets & monuments of music : a bibliography . Berkeley, Calif. : Fallen Leaf Press, c1997. REF ML113.H61 1997
International who's who in music and musicians' directory : (in the classical and light classical fields). Ed. By David M. Cummings. 16th ed, 1998/1999. Cambridge : International Biographical Centre, 1998. REF ML105 W629 1998
The New Grove dictionary of music and musicians. Edited by Stanley Sadie ; executive editor, John Tyrrell. 2nd ed. New York : Grove, 2001. REF ML100 .N48 2001
The New Grove dictionary of music and musicians. Online version www.grovemusic.com
The New Grove dictionary of musical instruments. Edited by Stanley Sadie. London : Mac millan Press ; New York, NY : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, c1984. REF ML102.I59 N532
New Harvard dictionary of music. Willi Apel; rev. by Don M. Randel. Cambridge, MA: Belknap of Harvard Univ., 1986. REFML100 H339r 1986
Early Music (including Performance Practice)
Brown, Clive,|d1947- Classical and Romantic performing practice 1750-1900 . Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999. ML457.B877 C6 1999
Cyr, Mary. Performing baroque music. Portland, Or. : Amadeus Press, 1992. ML457.C997 P4
Lawson, Colin. The historical performance of music : an introduction. Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999. ML457.L425 H6 1999
Neumann, Frederick. Performance practices of the seventeenth and eighteenth centurie. New York : Schirmer Books, 1993. ML457 .N489 17-18C.
Performance practice : edited by Howard Mayer Brown and Stanley Sadie. 2 vols. New York : W.W. Norton, 1989.ML457.B878 P4
A Performer's guide to Renaissance music. Edited by Jeffery T. Kite-Powell. New York : Schirmer Books ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1994. ML457.K47 P4
Companion to medieval and Renaissance music. Edited by Tess Knighton and David Fallows. Berkeley : University of California Press, 1997. ML172 .C65 1997
Crocker, Richard L. Studies in medieval music theory and the early sequence . Brookfield, VT : Variorum, 1997 ML172 .C763 1997
Donington, Robert. The interpretation of early music. New rev. ed. New York : Norton, 1989. ML457 .D683 1989
Cope, David. New directions in music . 7th ed. Prospect Heights, Ill. Waveland Press, 2001. ML197.C782 N5 2001
Griffiths, Paul,|d1947- Modern music and after ; Directions since 1945. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.ML197.G855 M6 1995
Modulations : a history of electronic music : throbbing words on Sound. Edited by Peter Shapiro ; project director Iara Lee. New York : Caipirinha Productions, 2000. ML1380 .M63 2000
Nyman, Michael. Experimental music : Cage and beyond. London :Studio Vista, 1974. ML197.N996 E9
Prendergast, Mark J. The ambient century : from Mahler to trance : the evolution of sound in the electronic age. New York : Bloomsbury :Distributed to the trade by St. Martin's Press, c2000. ML197 .P76 2000
Salzman, Eric. Twentieth-century music : an introduction 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall,c2002. ML197 .S186t 2002
Simms, Bryan R. Music of the twentieth century : style and structure. New York :Schirmer Books ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1996. ML197.S592 M9 1996
Slonimsky, Nicolas,|d1894- Music since 1900 .5th ed. New York : Schirmer Books ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1994. REF ML197.S634 M9 1994
Axford, Elizabeth C., 1958- Traditional world music influences in contemporary solo piano literature : a selected bibliographic survey and review Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1997. REF ML128.P5 A969 1997
Excursions in world music. Edited by Bruno Nettl ... [et al.]. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2001. MT6 .E98 2001
Ethnomusicology : historical and regional studies. Edited by Helen Myers. 1st American ed. New York, NY : W.W. Norton,ML3799.E84 M9 1993
The Garland encyclopedia of world music. Advisory editors, Bruno Nettl and Ruth M. Stone ; founding editors, James Porter and Timothy Rice. 10 vols. New York : Garland Pub., 1998-2002. ML100 .G233 1998
Kaufmann, Walter, 1907- Selected musical terms of non-Western cultures : a notebook-glossary. Warren, Mich. : Harmonie Park Press, 1990 REF ML108.K21 S4
Keil, Charles. Music grooves : essays and dialogues. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1994. ML60.K27 1994
Reck, David Benedict, 1935- Music of the whole earth. New York : Scribner, 1977. MT6 .R298m
Shelemay, Kay Kaufman. Soundscapes : exploring music in a changing world. New York : Norton, 2001. MT90.S53 S6 2001
World music. Volume 1, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Edited by Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham and Richard TrilloNew ed. London : Rough Guides ; London ; New York : Distributed by the Penguin Group, 1999. ML3545 .W65 1999
Worlds of music : an introduction to the music of the world's Peoples. Jeff Todd Titon, general editor. 3rd ed. New York, NY: Schirmer Books, 1996. ML3545 T621 .W9 1996
American Musicological Society Journal
College Music Symposium
Fontes Artis Musicae
Journal of Musicology
Journal of Seventeenth-century Music
Music and Letters
Nineteenth Century Music
Perspectives of New Music
Plainsong and Medieval Music
Twentieth century music
Twenty-first century music
HarvardInternet Resources for Music Scholars
Maintained by Harvard University, this site is comprised of a directory of home pages, gophers, FTP sites and electronic journals.
DW3 Classic Music Resource
"The world's most comprehensive collection of classical music links."
The Crumhorn Home Page
Information about the crumhorn including "building your own," a bibliography, and links to crumhorn-related sites.
Early Music Guild Guide to Early Music Resources on the Internet
Links to Early Music Societies and Festivals and other early music related sites.
Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music
Online, full-text journal.
The Lute Page
Compilation of information about the lute and lute-playing. Includes links to many other lute sites.
The Recorder Home Page
"Links to articles, lists, catalogues and databases concerning all aspects of the recorder worldwide."
An extensive list of items that consider the reworking of one or more particular musical works in new compositions.
National Association of Composers, USA
The NACUSA site provides information about concerts, and competitions, as well as links to other internet sites.
International Society for Contemporary Music
Site for ISCM, an important international network of members from around fifty countries, devoted to the promotion and presentation of contemporary music.
Electronic Music Foundation
Provides information about electronic music concerts, festivals, conferences, workshops, and products. Includes a directory of educational institutions, artists, and internet links..
African Music Encyclopedia
Music from Africa and the African Diaspora.
American Folklife Center, The Library of Congress
Services include full texts of selected publications as well as links to resources in ethnographic studies.
Chinese Music Society of North America
This site includes brief articles and information publications, performing ensembles, etc..
National and Regionally Oriented Pages
Duke University site organized by region and country.
Omaha Indian Music
Part of the American Memory project at the Library of Congress, the site features traditional Omaha music. including sound, photos, and other research materials.