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Music - Subject Guides

An archive of past music subject guides found on the Music Library website.

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Kaiser, Rolf.  Gitarrenlexikon. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1987.

ML102 .G9 K13x 1987 MUSIC REFERENCE


Guitar dictionary written in German that includes terms in many languages. Includes many useful illustrations and figures.

 

Sadie, Stanley and John Tyrrell (eds). The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. London: Macmillan Publishers, 2001.

ML100 .N48 2001 MUSIC REFERENCE

 

This is the largest comprehensive music encyclopedia in English as well as the standard reference source for most music scholarship. The volumes are divided alphabetically by subject, with cross-references and include an index volume after 'Z'. Includes detailed information on guitar history and repertory, as well as various composers and performers by name.

 

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