Dictionaries and Bibliographies of Sacred Music
- (Handbooks for specific religions are found in Studies within Specific Traditions)■ Adler, Samuel. American Sacred Choral Music: Overview and Handbook. Brewster, Mass.: Paraclete Press, 2001.■ Arnold, Corliss R. Organ Literature: A Comprehensive Survey. Metuchen, N. J.: Scarecrow, 1995.■ Bieri, Martin. Ricercare: Verzeichnis cantus-firmus-gebundener Orgelmusik. Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel, 2001.■ Bowers, Roger. English Church Polyphony: Singers and Sources from the 14th to the 17th Century. Aldershot, Hampshire, England: Ashgate/Variorum, 1999.■ Brown, Howard Mayer. Instrumental Music Printed Before 1600: A Bibliography. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1965.■ Carroll, J. Robert. Compendium of Liturgical Music Terms. Toledo, Oh.: Gregorian Institute of America, 1964.■ Chase, Robert. Dies Irae: A Guide to Requiem Music. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow, 2003.■ Claghorn, Gene. Women Composers and Hymnists: A Concise Biographical Dictionary. Metuchen, N. J.: Scarecrow, 1984.■ The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Index. St. Louis, Mo.: Concordia, 1986.■ Davidson, James Robert. A Dictionary of Protestant Church Music. Metuchen, N. J.: Scarecrow, 1975.■ Ellinwood, Leonard W., and Elizabeth Lockwood. Bibliography of American Hymnals Compiled from the Files of the Dictionary of American Hymnology, a Project of the Hymn Society of America. 27 microfisches. New York: University Music Editions, 1983.■ Floyd, James Michael, and Avery T. Sharp. Church Music: A Research and Information Guide. New York: Routledge, 2005.■ Gellerman, Robert F. The American Reed Organ and the Harmonium: A Treatise on its History, Restoration and Tuning, with Descriptions of Some Outstanding Collections, Including a Stop Dictionary and a Directory of Reed Organs. Vestal, N. Y.: Vestal Press, 1996.■ Hardwick, Peter. British Organ Music of the Twentieth Century. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow, 2003.■ Hays, Alfreda. Passion Settings of the German Baroque: A Guide to Printed Editions. New York: American Choral Foundation, 1975.■ Hettinger, Sharon L. American Organ Music of the Twentieth Century: An Annotated Bibliography of Composers. Warren, Mich.: Harmonie Park Press, 1997.■ Hsieh, Fang-Lan. An Annotated Bibliography of Church Music. Lewiston, N. Y.: Edwin Mellen, 2003.■ Hughes, Anselm. Liturgical Terms for Music Students: A Dictionary. 1st ed. 1940. Rpt. St. Clair Shores, Mich.: Scholarly Press, 1972.■ Jackson, Irene V. Afro-American Religious Music: A Bibliography and Catalogue of Gospel Music. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1979.■ Julian, John. A Dictionary of Hymnology, Setting forth the Origin and History of Christian Hymns of All Ages and Nations. 1st ed. 1892. Rev. ed. 1907. Rpt. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Kregel, 1985.■ Laster, James. Catalogue of Choral Music Arranged in Biblical Order. 2nd ed. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow, 1996.■ ———. Catalogue of Vocal Solos and Duets Arranged in Biblical Order. Metuchen, N. J.: Scarecrow, 1984.■ Leaver, Robin A. "Hymnals, Hymnal Collections and Collection Development." Notes 47 (1990): 331–54.■ McCutchan, Robert G. Hymn Tune Names, Their Sources and Significance. 1st ed. 1957. Rpt. St. Clair Shores, Mich.: Scholarly Press, 1976.■ Porte, Jacques. Encyclopédie des Musique Sacrées. 3 vols. Paris: Édition Labergerie, 1968–1970.■ Poultney, David. Dictionary of Western Church Music. Chicago: American Library Association, 1991.■ Powell, Mark A. Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 2002.■ Ray, James D. The Chorus Reference Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to Choruses and Praise Songs for Music Leaders and Worship Planners. North Charleston, S. C.: SoftRay Resources, 1991.■ ———. The Hymnal Reference Manual: An Index of Hymns, Hymn Tunes, Classi-fications, Key Words, Meter, Scripture References, and Key. North Charleston, S. C.: SoftRay Resources, 1991.■ Segre, Marcella. Bibliography of Jewish Music Bibliographies. Haifa: Haifa Music Museum & AMLI Library, 1970.■ Sendrey, Alfred. Bibliography of Jewish Music. New York: Columbia University Press, 1951. Rpt. New York: Kraus, 1968.■ Szövérffy, Joseph, and Eva C. Topping. A Guide to Byzantine Hymnography: A Classified Bibliography of Texts and Studies. 2 vols. Brookline, Mass.: Classical Folia Editions. Von Ende, Richard C. Church Music: An International Bibliography. Metuchen, N. J.: Scarecrow, 1980.■ Weisser, Albert. Bibliography of Publications and Other Resources on Jewish Music. New York: National Jewish Music Council, 1969.■ Yahalom, Joseph. Palestinian Vocalised Piyyut Manuscripts in the Cambridge Genizah Collections. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1997.■ Yeats-Edwards, Paul. English Church Music: A Bibliography. London: White Lion, 1975.
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