Library Resources For Composers
This bibliographic guide is designed to help composers use the library to find answers about specific questions regarding composition. Use the menu below to go to the subject area of your question, and read the annotations to see if the item(s) will assist you. This is intended for use at the Golda Meir Music and Sound Recordings Library, but most of the materials can be found in other music libraries.
Call numbers beginning with (RMU) are in the music reference section and do not circulate.
- Instrumentation/Orchestration (including instrument methodologies)
- Compositional Style Guides (books on how to compose as well as books by noted 20th cent. composers)
- Historical surveys ("those who are unaware of history...")
- Music & Technology (analog, digital and computer assisted composition)
- WWW Links
(links that don't neatly fit into one of the other categories)
© 1998 Gregory S. MacAyeal 7/14/98
updated 25 Oct '00 -- Ask Music