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Resources for African-American Music Studies

Please keep in mind that this list is not comprehensive; it is intended to be a helpful starting point for your research, particularly highlighting resources which are available via the libraries of Texas State University.

Reference Sources for African-American Music Studies

Afro-American Religious Music: A Bibliography and a Catalogue of Gospel Music (1979: Greenwood)           
ML 128 .S4 J3 (Music Library Reference)

Bibliography of Black Music (1981-84: Greenwood Press)
ML 128 .B45 D44 v.1-4 (Alkek Oversize, floor 6)

Biographical Dictionary of Black Musicians and Music Educators (1978: Educational Book Pub.)           
ML 102 .B45 B4 1978 v.1 (Music Library Reference)

Black Europe (2013: Bear Family)           
ML 3488 .B53 2013 v.1-2 (Music Library Reference)           
(also see MCD 6800, discs 1-44)

Choral Music by Afro-American Composers (1981: Scarecrow)           
ML 128 .C48 W5 (Music Library Reference)

Index to Negro Spirituals (1937: Cleveland Public Library)           
ML 128 .S4 I5 1991 (Music Library Reference)

International Dictionary of Black Composers (1999: Fitzroy Dearborn)           
ML 105 .I5 1999 v.1-2 (Music Library Reference)

Spirituals: A Multidisciplinary Bibliography for Research and Performance (2015: A-R Editions)           
ML 128 .S4 A27 2015 (Music Library Reference)