Watson Library has a variety of books and eBooks on Music and related topics. The books listed below are a sampling of what we have available in the library - to find more, check our library catalog, or contact us for help!
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Classical Music: An Introduction
This resource provides the history of classical music from its medieval origins through to the modern era.
Greene Media 2017
The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education
A guide to the thousands of characters, from humble artisan to lofty genius, who people the unfolding history of music, this volume brings together all the pertinent biographical information about composers, performers, music theorists, and instrument makers from the days of praise chants to the bop and pop of today.
Musical Terms, Symbols and Theory: An Illustrated Dictionary
Fully cross referenced, this dictionary is an authoritative source for researchers, musicologists, professional musicians, teachers and students of music, and educated members of the public.