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Music in the United States

Resources for research on Music in the United States.

Browse the Stacks!

Use call number ranges to browse the physical collection: 

  • ML1 United States periodicals
  • ML13-18 United States directories
  • ML106.U3-U4 United States bio-bibliographies
  • ML120.U United States bibliographies
  • ML198 General history and criticism of American music
  • ML200 United States music history
  • ML3551-3561 National U. S. music
  • MT4 History and criticism of musical instruments and study in the U. S.

Subject Headings

Use Subject Headings to help you locate items in the online catalog:

General

  • ML1 United States periodicals
  • ML13-18 United States directories
  • ML106.U3-U4 United States bio-bibliographies
  • ML120.U United States bibliographies
  • ML198 General history and criticism of American music
  • ML200 United States music history
  • ML3551-3561 National U. S. music
  • MT4 History and criticism of musical instruments and study in the U. S.


Ethnic

  • AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSICIANS
  • AFRICAN AMERICANS–MUSIC
  • INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA–MUSIC
  • MUSICIANS, BLACK


Regional

  • APPALACHIAN REGION
  • CAJUN MUSIC
  • DIXIELAND MUSIC
  • FOLK MUSIC–[By state]
  • FOLK MUSIC–APPALACHIAN REGION, SOUTHERN
  • FOLK SONGS, ENGLISH–[By state]
  • FOLK SONGS, ENGLISH–SOUTHERN STATES
  • IRISH AMERICANS–MUSIC –HISTORY AND CRITICISM
  • MUSICIANS, CAJUN
  • ZYDECO MUSIC

Topical

  • BLUEGRASS MUSIC
  • BLUES (MUSIC)
  • COUNTRY MUSIC
  • COWBOYS–SONGS AND MUSIC
  • JAZZ
  • JAZZ MUSICIANS
  • MUSICALS
  • POPULAR MUSIC
  • ROCK MUSIC
  • ROCK MUSICIANS
  • SOUL MUSIC

Reference Books

Retrieve these resources from the Music Library Reference Section:

Bibliographies

Biographical Dictionaries

Discographies

Encyclopedias

History