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Music - Subject Guides

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

Online Resources

National Geographic : Latin America

The National Geographic website dedicated to South American music. There are links to many of the specific countries of South America.

Latin American Music

Chase, Gilbert. A Guide to the Music of Latin America. A Joint Publication of the Pan American Union and the Library of Congress. New York : AMS Press, 1972.



Clark, Walter Aaron. From Tejano to Tango: Latin American Popular Music. New York : Routledge, 2002.

MUSIC STACKS  ML3475.F76 2002


Hague, Eleanor. Latin American Music: Past and Present. Detroit, Mich. : B. Ethridge, 1982.

MUSIC STACKS  ML199.H14 1982


Loza, Steven Joseph. Tito Puente and the Making of Latin Music. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, c1999.

MUSIC STACKS  ML419.P82 L6 1999 


Olsen, David A. and Sheehy, Daniel Edward. The Garland Handbook of Latin American Music. New York: Routledge, 2008.

MUSIC STACKS  ML199.G36 2008


Waxer, Lise. Situating Salsa: Global Markets and Local Meanings in Latin American Popular Music. New York: Routledge, 2002.

MUSIC STACKS  ML3535.5.W39 2002


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