Pew Learning Center and Ellison Library

America's Music

Selected Reference Books
Call Number
Reader's guide to music : history, theory, criticism
R 780 R286 2000
Baker's student encyclopedia of music (3 v.)
R 780.3 B168 1999
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians (29 v.)
R 780.3 N532 2001
The Garland encyclopedia of world music: the United States and Canada (3 v.)
R 780.9 G233
Women and music in America since 1900: an encyclopedia
R 780.92 W872 2002
Blues who's who : a biographical dictionary of Blues singers
R 780.922 H316b
The encyclopedia of jazz
R 781.57 F288e
Companion to irish traditional music
R 781.629162003 C737 1999
The encyclopedia of popular music (10 v.)
R 781.6403 E56 1998
The encyclopedia of country music
R 781.64203 E56 2012
Country music: a biographical dictionary
R 781.6420922 C282c 2003
A guide to the blues : history, who's who, research sources
R 781.64309 S699g
Penguin guide to jazz recordings
R 781.650266 C771p 2008
The new Grove dictionary of jazz (3 v.)
R 781.6503 N532 2002
The Billboard illustrated encyclopedia of jazz & blues
R 781.6503 B596 2005
The biographical encyclopedia of jazz
R 781.650922 F288b 1999
Encyclopedia of punk music and culture
R 781.66 C676e 2006
The Rolling stone encyclopedia of rock & roll
R 781.6603 R754 2001
Icons of rock: an encyclopedia of the legends who changed music forever (2 v.)
R 781.660922 S336i 2007
The folk music sourcebook
R 781.70973 S213f
The New Grove dictionary of opera (4 v.)
R 782.1 N532 1998
Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music
R 782.254 E56 2005
American women songwriters : a biographical dictionary
R 782.42092273 G773a 1993
Icons of Hip Hop: an encyclopedia of the movement, music, and culture (2 v.)
R 782.421649 I17 2007