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Subject Guide: Music: Reference sources
This guide will help you find the most useful information available through Hiebert Library in the field of music.
The following list includes some of the best reference sources available in Hiebert Library in the field of music. You may also wish to read our guide on "Understanding Reference Sources" for more information on how to use such sources when writing a research paper.
Online reference sources
Historical Dictionary of Choral Music by Melvin P. Unger
Publication Date: 2010-06-01
Print Reference Sources
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Music
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians
The Dictionary of Composers and Their Music
Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music
Encyclopedia of Popular Music
Encyclopedia of the Opera
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music
The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music
Heritage of Music
Historical Dictionary of Sacred Music
Hymntune Index and Related Hymn Materials
International Dictionary of Black Composers
The New American Dictionary of Music
The New Grove Dictionary of American Music
The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz
The New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd ed.