Each of the volumes in this series is a selective, annotated bibliography of citations to the writings about a composer, or genre, topic or geographic region. In addition to a bibliography of secondary literature, the volumes provide a wealth of other research aids, including lists of compositions, discographies, videographies, biographies, worklists, chronologies, lists of letters or other prose works of the composer, directories of scholars, and guides to libraries and other institutions, with some offering essays on trends in research about the composer or genre under discussion.
The Musical A Research and Information Guide
Gustav Holst A Research and Information Guide
Béla Bartók A Research and Information Guide
Gabriel Faure A Guide to Research
Richard Wagner A Research and Information Guide
The Concerto A Research and Information Guide
By William Everett
April 25, 2011
The musical, whether on stage or screen, is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable musical genres, yet one of the most perplexing. What are its defining features? How does it negotiate multiple socio-cultural-economic spaces? Is it a popular tradition? Is it a commercial enterprise? Is it a ...
By Drew Beisswenger
April 25, 2011
North American Fiddle Music: A Research and Information Guide is the first large-scale annotated bibliography and research guide on the fiddle traditions of the United States and Canada. These countries, both of which have large immigrant populations as well as Native populations, have maintained ...
By John Michael Cooper, Angela R. Mace
April 06, 2011
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: A Research and Information Guide is a valuable tool for any scholar, performer, or music student interested in accessing the most pertinent resources on the life, works, and cultural context of the composer. It is an updated, annotated bibliography of resources on ...
By Elliott Antokoletz, Paolo Susanni
March 22, 2011
This research guide is an annotated bibliography of primary and secondary sources and catalogue of Bartók’s compositions. Since the publication of the second edition, a wealth of information has been proliferating in the field of Bartók research. The third edition of this research guide ...
By Michael Saffle
June 10, 2010
Richard Wagner: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer and performer....
By Stephan D. Lindeman
October 23, 2006
Twelve-tone and serial music were dominant forms of composition following World War II and remained so at least through the mid-1970s. In 1961, Ann Phillips Basart published the pioneering bibliographic work in the field....
By David Kidger
November 23, 2004
This key text will be the first full-length research tool on Adrian Willaert, the Renaissance composer of motets and madrigals who came to prominence in the first part of the sixteenth century, and should prove invaluable to researchers and students....
By John F. Link
September 28, 2000
This is a comprehensive guide to research on the American composer Elliott Carter (b. 1908), widely acknowledged as one of the greatest composers of the twentieth century. It contains a chronology, complete list of works, detailed discography, and fully annotated bibliography of over 1,000 books, ...