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Music Theory

Use this Guide to:


  • Read historic treatises on the fugue and 16th-century counterpoint --> Bibliography
  • Find  anthologies of music by women composers --> Reference sources
  • Locate translations of early Latin and Italian treatises in music theory --> Web Resources
  • Search for scholarly articles that discuss serial techniques employed by Webern and Schoenberg --> Databases
  • Identify a journal that discusses mathematics and music --> Journals
  • Watch a TedTalk by Michael Tilson Thomas produced by Film for the Humanities -->  Audio & Video


This  Music Theory Library Guide's bibliographies includes selected resources from Music Theory Selected Bibliography compiled by Mary Wennerstrom (Indiana University, 2011).   Please consult this bibliography (see PDF below) for a more comprehensive list of sources.  

Paul Cary, Conservatory Librarian

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Paul Cary
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