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Music: Genre Resources

Genre Resources


Ethnomusicology. New York: London: W.W. Norton, 1992. [ML3798.E82 v.1-v2]

Ethnomusicology: A Guide to Research. New York: Routledge, 2004. [ML128.E8 P67]

The Music of the Other: New Challenges for Ethnomusicology in a Global Age. Aldershot, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007. [ML3798.A8313 2007]




Pioneers of Ethnomusicology. Coral Springs, FL: Llumina Press, 2006. [Ref ML403.M393 2006]


Shadows in the Field: New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. [ML3799.S5 2008]


Theory for Ethnomusicology. Upper Saddle, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008. [ML3798.S76 2008]




Folk Music Resources

Dictionary of American Pop/Rock: rock, pop, rhythm & blues, folk, country, blues, gospel, jazz, films, musical theater, recording, & music business. New York: Collier Macmillan Publishing Company, 1982. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .P66 S5]

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. New York: Garland Publishing, 2002. [MUSIC Ref. ML100 .G16]

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. New York: Grove Dictionaries Inc., 2001. [MUSIC Ref. ML100 .N48 2001]

 Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music ensembles. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. [ML3798.P47 2004]

Jazz Music Resources

Biographical Dictionary of Jazz. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1982. [MUSIC Ref. ML390 .C59]

The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Seventies. New York: Horizon Press, 1976. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .F35 E7]

The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Sixties. New York: Horizon, 1966. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .F35 E6]

Goldmine’s Price Guide to Collectible Jazz Albums 1949-1969. Wisconsin: Krause Publications, 1994. [MUSIC Ref. ML156.4 .J3 U4 1994]

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz. New York: Harmony Books, 1978. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .J3 C34]

Jazz, A Photo History. New York: Schirmer Books, 1978. [MUSIC Ref. ML3506 .B4173]

Jazz and Blues Lover’s Guide to the U.S. Maryland: Addison Wesley Publishing Company, 1994. [MUSIC Ref. ML3508 .B57 1994]

The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. New York: Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2002. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .J3 N48 2002]

Talking Jazz: An Illustrated Oral History. California: Pomegranate Artbooks, 1992. [MUSIC Ref. ML394 .S52 1992]

Who’s Who of Jazz: Storyville to Swing Street. Pennsylvania: Chilton Book Company, 1972. [MUSIC Ref. ML106 .U3 C5]


Music Education

Dictionary of Music Education: A Handbook of Terminology. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2005. [MT1.E49 2005]

Exploring Research in Music Education and Music Therapy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. [MT1.P5116 2008]

A Guide to Research in Music Education. New Jersey: Scarecrow, 1993. [MUSIC Ref. MT1 .P5 1992]

Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning. New York: Schirmer Books, 1992. [MUSIC Ref. MT1 .H138 1992]

A History of American Music Education. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007. [MT3.U5 M325

Introduction to Music Education. Long Grove, Ill. : Waveland Press, 2009. [MT.H723 2009]

Music Education, and Multiculturalism: Foundations and Principles. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. [MUSIC Ref. MT4 V65 1998]


Music Industry

All You Need to Know About the Music Business. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. [MUSIC RESERVE ML3790 .P35 1997]

The Dictionary of Music Business Terms. California: MixBooks, 1998. [MUSIC Ref. KF4290 .W52]

More About This Business of Music. New York: Billboard Books, 1994. [MUSIC RESERVE ML3790 .K72 1994]

Music, Money, and Success: the Insider’s Guide to the Music Industry. New York: Schirmer Books, 1994. [MUSIC Ref. ML3790 .B72 1994]

The Musician’s Business & Legal Guide. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 2001. [MUSIC Ref. ML3790 .M84 2001]

The Performing Arts Business Encyclopedia. New York: Allworth Press, 1996. [MUSIC Ref. KF4290 .A68 D8 1996]

Popular Music Resources

American Popular Music: A Reference Guide. Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .P66 B65]

The Big Band Almanac. New York: Da Capo Press, 1989. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .B5 W34 1989]

The Complete Encyclopedia of Popular Music and Jazz 1900-1950. New York: Arlington House Publisher, 1974. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .P66 K55 ]

Encyclopedia of Pop, Rock and Soul. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1989. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .P66 S7 1989.]

Encyclopedia of Rock. New York: MacDonald & Company, 1987. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .R6 E5 1988]

From Swing to Soul: An Illustrated History of African American Popular Music from 1930 to 1960. District of Columbia: Ellington & Clark Publishing, 1994. [MUSIC Ref. ML3479 .B37 1994]

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. New York: Garland Publishers, 1998. [MUSIC Ref. ML100 .G16]

The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music. New York: Stockton Press, 1995. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .P66 G84 1995]

The Oxford Companion to Popular Music. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .P66 G35 1991]

Rock Movers & Shakers. New York: Billboards Books, 1991. [MUSIC Ref. ML394 .R43 1991.]

The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll. New York: Random House, 1976. [MUSIC Ref. ML3561 .R62]

Soul Music A-Z. New York: Da Capo Press, 1995. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .S65 G7 1995]

Soul Music: Who’s Who. California: Prima Publishing, 1992. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .S65 T43 1992]

Stars of Soul and Rhythm & Blues. New York: Billboard Books, 1994. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .S65 H55 1994]


Sacred Music

Catalogue of Choral Music Arranged in Biblical Order. Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1996. [MUSIC Ref. ML128 .C54 L4 1996]

Choral Music by African American Composers. Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1996. [MUSIC Ref. ML128 .C48 W5 1996]

A Dictionary of Protestant Church Music. New Jersey: Scarecrow Press, 1975. [MUSIC Ref. ML102 .C5 D33]

Key Words in Church Music. Missouri: Publishing House, 1978. [MUSIC RESERVE ML102 .C5 K5]

Hymnal Handbook for Standard Hymns and Gospel Songs. New York: AMS, 1975. [MUSIC RESERVE ML3186 .R68]


Other Books of Interest

The History of Jazz. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. [MUSIC RESERVE ML3506 .G56]

A History of Jazz in America. New York: Da Capo Press, 1972. [MUSIC RESERVE ML3561 .J3 U5 1972]

Jazz in the Sixties: The Expansion of Musical Resources and Techniques. Iowa: University of Iowa Press, 1978. [MUSIC RESERVE ML3561 .J3 B88]

Jazz Masters in Transition, 1957-69. New York: Da Capo Press, 1980. [MUSIC RESERVE ML3506. W54]

Jazz Masters of the Fifties. New York: Da Capo Press, 1980. [MUSIC RESERVE ML3506 .G64]

Jazz Masters of the Forties. New York: Collier Macmillan Publishers, 1966. [MUSIC RESERVE ML3506 . G58]

Jazz Masters of the Twenties. New York: Da Capo Press, 1986. [MUSIC RESERVE ML394 .H33]

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