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Writing About Music
This section displays selected music research books to help you write your music papers.
Music Research by
Call Number: ML113 .S28 2020
Publication Date: 2019-01-30
Music Research: A Handbook introduces music students to the major print and electronic research tools available to them.
Writing about Music by
Publication Date: 2014-09-05
Where do you place the hyphen in "Beethoven" if it breaks between two lines? How do you cite John Coltrane’s album A Love Supreme? Is it "premiere" or "première"? The answers and much more can be found in this definitive resource for authors, students, editors, concert producers―anyone who deals with music in print. Extending the principles devised for the classical repertoires, this revised and expanded edition now includes examples from world music, rock, jazz, popular music, and cinema.
A Guide to Library Research in Music by
Call Number: ML3797 .B29 2008
Publication Date: 2008-09-18
A Guide to Library Research in Music introduces the process and techniques for researching and writing about music. This informative textbook provides concrete examples of different types of writing, offering a thorough introduction to music literature.
Music in Words by
A compact guide to researching and writing about music, addressing all the issues that anyone who writes about music--from students to professional musicians and critics--may confront when putting together anything from brief program notes to a lengthy thesis.
Music Library and Research Skills by
Call Number: ML3797 .G68 2009
Publication Date: 2008-08-11
An introductory text for courses in music research, methodology and librarianship designed to introduce students to the basic concepts in how to conduct research in music. This book combines both a basic source list of key reference materials that every music student should know along with specific instruction in how to evaluate and use these resources.
G.R. Little Library
Elizabeth City State University