Bibliographies and Music Lists

Bibliographies of the Music
General Bibliographies
Subject Bibliographies
Textbooks
Biographies of Black Composers

Bibliographies of the Music

De Lerma, Dominique-René. "Black Composers in Europe: A Works List." Black Music Research Journal 10, no. 2 (Fall 1990): 275–334.

Green, Mildred Denby. Black Women Composers: A Genesis. Boston: Twayne Publishers. 1983.

Horne, Aaron. Brass Music of Black Composers. New York: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Horne, Aaron. Keyboard Music of Black Composers. New York: Greenwood Press, 1992.

Horne, Aaron. String Music of Black Composers. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991.

Horne, Aaron. Woodwind Music of Black Composers. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990.

Tischler, Alice. Fifteen Black American Composers: A Bibliography of Their Works. Detroit: Information Coordinators, 1981.

Trice, Patricia Johnson. Choral Arrangements of the African-American Spirituals: Historical Overview and Annotated Listings. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998.

Walker-Hill, Helen. Music by Black Women Composers: A Bibliography of Available Scores. CBMR Monograph no. 5. Chicago: Center for Black Music Research, 1995.

Walker-Hill, Helen. Piano Music by Black Women Composers: A Catalog of Solo and Ensemble Works. New York: Greenwood Press, 1992.

White, Evelyn Davidson. Choral Music by African-American Composers. 2nd ed. New York: Scarecrow Press, 1996.

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General Bibliographies

Davis, Nathaniel. Afro-American Reference: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Resources. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1985.|

Ham, Debra Newman, ed. The African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. Washington D.C.: Library of Congress, 1993.

Newman, Richard. Black Access: A Bibliography of Afro-American Bibliographies. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1984.

Smith, Jessie Carney. Images of Blacks in American Culture: A Reference Guide to Information Sources. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988.

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Subject Bibliographies

Adamczyk, Alice J. Black Dance: An Annotated Bibliography. New York: Garland Publishing, 1989.

de Lerma, Dominique-René. Bibliography of Black Music. 4 vols. New York: Greenwood Press, 1981–1984.

Floyd, Samuel A., and Marsha Reisser. Black Music in the United States: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Reference and Research Materials. Millwood, N.Y.: Kraus International Publications, 1983.

Ford, Robert. A Blues Bibliography: The International Literature of an Afro-American Music Genre. Bromley, Kent: Paul Pelletier, 1999.

Gray, John. African Music: A Bibliographical Guide to the Traditional, Popular, Art, and Liturgical Musics of Sub-Saharan Africa. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991.

Gray, John. Blacks in Classical Music: A Bibliographic Guide to Composers, Performers, and Ensembles. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988.

Gray, John. From Vodou to Zouk: A Bibliographic Guide to Music of the French-Speaking Caribbean and Its Diaspora. Nyack, N. Y. : African Diaspora Press, 2010.

Hart, Mary L., Brenda M. Eagles, and Lisa N. Howorth. The Blues: A Bibliographical Guide. New York: Garland Publishing, 1989. (Includes a filmography.)

Lems-Dworkin, Carol. African Music: A Pan-African Annotated Bibliography. New York: Hans Zell Publishers, 1991.

Meadows, Eddie S. Blues, Funk, R&B, Soul, Hip Hop and Rap: A Research and Information Guide. New York: Routledge, 2010.

Meadows, Eddie S. Jazz Scholarship and Pedagogy: a Research and Information Guide. 3rd ed. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Skowronski, Jo Ann. Black Music in America: A Bibliography. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1981.

Southern, Eileen, and Josephine Wright. African-American Traditions in Song, Sermon, Tale and Dance, 1600s–1920: An Annotated Bibliography of Literature, Collections and Artworks. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990.

Staats, Florence C. African Americans and the Visual Arts: A Resource Guide to Books, Articles and Dissertations, 1900-1990. Rosendale, N.Y.: Arts & Communications Network, 1990.

Szwed, John F., and Roger D. Abrahams. Afro-American Folk Culture: An Annotated Bibliography of Materials from North, Central and South America and the West Indies. 2 vols. Publications of the American Folklore Society. Bibliographical and Special Series, vol. 31. Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1978.

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Textbooks

Brooks, Tilford. America's Black Musical Heritage. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1984.

Burnim, Mellonee V. and Portia L. Maultsby, eds. African American Music: An Introduction. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Caldwell, Hansonia L. African-American Music: A Chronology, 1619–1995. Los Angeles: Ikoro Communications, 1996. Publisher address: Ikoro Communications, P.O. Box 7390, Culver City, CA 90233; teacher's manual (college level) also available.

Floyd, Samuel A. The Power of Black Music. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Haskins, James. Black Music in America: A History through Its People. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1987. (High school level.)

Roach, Hildred. Black American Music: Past and Present. Malabar, Fla.: Krieger Publishing, 1992.

Southern, Eileen. The Music of Black Americans. 3rd ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 1997.

Southern, Eileen, ed. Readings in Black American Music. 2nd ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 1983.

Stewart, Earl L. African American Music: An Introduction. New York: Schirmer Books, 1998.

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Biographies of Black Composers

Handy, D. Antoinette. Black Women in American Bands and Orchestras. 2nd ed. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1998.

Holly, Ellistine Perkins. Biographies of Black Composers and Songwriters: A Supplementary Textbook. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Publishers, 1990.

International Dictionary of Black Composers, edited by Samuel A. Floyd, Jr. 2 vols. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1999.

The New Grove Dictionary of American Music, edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie. 4 vols. London: Macmillan, 1986.

The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, edited by Barry Kernfeld. 2 vols. London: Macmillan, 1988.

Southern, Eileen. Biographical Dictionary of Afro-American and African Musicians. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1982.

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