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Music

Books

    General Information:

      African American music : an introduction / - N780.8996 S849

      Baker's dictionary of music / - R780.3 B168

      A chronicle of American music, 1700-1995 / - R780.97 H174

      Engaging music : essays in music analysis / - 780 E57s

      Lift every voice : the history of African American Music - N780.8996 P437l

      Music in the United States : a historical introduction - 780.973 H674

      Music theory for dummies / - 781 P639m

      The heritage of musical style / . - 780.9 V252h 2007

      Turning notes into music: an introduction to music - 781.46 L237

      Understanding music / - 780 Y94

    Genres:

      Encyclopedia of American gospel music / - NR782.254 E56

      Rhythm and blues, rap, and hip-hop / - R781.643 H711a

      Encyclopedia of the blues / - NR 781.643 E56

      Genre in popular music / - 781.64 H758g

      The NPR listener's encyclopedia of classical music - R780.3 L695

      The Penguin companion to classical music / - R780.3 G855p

      The history of classical music - J781.68 K14c CEL

      The books of American Negro spirituals / - N 782.253 J67b

      The new Rolling stone encyclopedia of rock & roll - R 781.6603 N532

      The Cambridge companion to the musical / - 782.14 C178e 2008

      The Cambridge companion to electronic music / - 786.74 C178c

      Choral repertoire / - R 782.5 S561c

      Choral music in the nineteenth century / - 782.509 S917c

    Instruments:

      Illustrated encyclopedia of musical instruments / - R784.19 I29

      The Cambridge companion to singing / - 782.009 C178

      The instruments of music - J784.19 K14i CEL

    Musicians & Composers:

      Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians - R780.92 B168

      Famous pianists & their technique / - 786.2193 G369f 2007

      International dictionary of Black composers / - N R 780.92 I61

      The Harvard concise dictionary of music and musicians - 780.3 H3

E-books

    World Music : A Global Journey

    American Popular Music : The Rock Years

    Learning to Read Music : Make Sense of Those Mysterious Symbols and Bring Music Alive

    Music in the Middle Ages : A Reference Guide

    Great Jobs for Music Majors

    Making Music Your Business : A Practical Guide to Making $ Doing What You Love

    Hutchinson Pocket Dictionary of Classical Music

    Music of the Twentieth Century : A Study of Its Elements and Structure

    Electronic and Computer Music

Print Journals

    American Music Teacher

    American Organist

    Choral Journal

    Instrumentalist

Electronic Journals (available in online databases)

    American Music

    Black Music Research Journal

    The Black Perspective in Music

    Contemporary Music Review

    Early Music

    Journal of Research in Music Education

    Journal of Singing

    Music & Letters

    Perspectives of New Music

    Popular Music

    Society for American Music Bulletin Women & Music

Professional Organizations:

    American Federation of Musicians
    http://www.afm.org

    American Bandmasters Association
    http://americanbandmasters.org

    College Music Society
    http://www.music.org

    Chorus America
    http://www.chorusamerica.org

    National Association for Music Education
    http://www.menc.org

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