The online bibliography in this list particularly valuable for its currency, though it cannot be assumed to be completely up to date. An ongoing project based at Brigham Young University, it contains about 13,000 sources, including websites. Many records include annotations on coverage, organization, and pros and cons of the source. Users are invited to comment on entries and to offer criticisms.
Music Research by Laurie J. Sampsel
Call Number: Music & Media Reference ML113. S28 2013
Publication Date: 2012-07-24
Functions both as a guide for the beginning researcher and as a list of the most significant reference works and tools. Cogent advice, critical comments and detailed annotations make this extremely useful.
Music Reference and Research Materials by Vincent H. Duckles; Michael A. Keller; Ida Reed
Call Number: Music & Media Reference ML113 .D83 1997
Publication Date: 1997-07-25
Long recognized as the standard bibliography of reference works in the discipline and still valuable for its comprehensive coverage and annotations. Use in conjunction with more recent publications.
A selective listing. Chapter and section introductions help orient the user to the type of literature covered in that section. Also noteworthy: the section defining common bibliographical terms and the lists of French and German terms with their English equivalents.