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Resources for Guitar Studies

Please keep in mind that this list of resources 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.


When browsing the Music Library’s stacks for guitar music scores ("sheet music"), see these areas:

  •  M 125–129 (guitar no accompaniment)  
  •  M 292–293 (music for 2 guitars)
  •  M 294–297 (guitar plus 1 other instrument)
  •  MT 580–599 (studies and methods for guitar)

Reference Sources for Guitar

The Guitar and its Music : From the Renaissance to the Classical Era (2007: Oxford U Press)
available online

The Guitar in American Banjo, Mandolin and Guitar Periodicals, 1882-1933 (2009: A-R Editions)
available online

Guitar Music by Women Composers (1997: Greenwood)
ML 128 .G8 M33 1997 (Music Library Reference)