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Library resources for guitar / guitare

Below are selected research tools for finding music for, and information about, the guitar. Consult the McGill Library catalogue for complete holdings information. If you have further questions, please contact a member of the full-time staff for assistance.

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Repertoire guides / Guides de répertoire

Classical Guitar Music in Print. Philadelphia: Musicdata, 1989-.
REF ML128 G8 J36

MacAuslan, Janna. Guitar Music by Women Composers: An Annotated Catalog. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997.
REF ML128 G8 M33 1997

Rezits, Joseph. The Guitarist’s Resource Guide: Guitar Music in Print and Books on the Art of the Guitar. San Diego: Pallma Music, 1983.
REF ML128 G8 R5 1983

Smith, Dorman H. and Laurie Eagleson. Guitar and Lute Music in Periodicals: An Index. Berkeley, CA: Fallen Leaf Press, 1990.
REF ML128 G8 S64 1990

Books about the guitar / Livres sur la guitare

The Cambridge Companion to the Guitar. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
ML1015 G9 C23 2003

Lyons, David B. Lute, Vihuela, Guitar to 1800: A Bibliography. Detroit: Information Coordinators, 1978.
REF ML128 L88 L96

McCutcheon, Meredith Alice. Guitar and Vihuela: An Annotated Bibliography of the Literature on Their History. New York: Pendragon Press, 1985.
REF ML128 G8 M45 1985

Schwarz, Werner. Guitar Bibliography: An International Listing of Theoretical Literature on Classical Guitar from the Beginning to the Present. Munich: K. G. Saur, 1984.
REF ML128 G8 S4 1984

Summerfield, Maurice J. The Classical Guitar: Its Evolution, Players and Personalities since 1800. Blaydon on Tyne, U.K.: Ashley Mark Pub. Co., 2002.
ML399 S86 2002

Tyler, James. The Guitar and its Music: From the Renaissance to the Classical Era. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
ML1015 G9 T96 2002; or eBook version

Online resources / Ressources en ligne

Classical Guitar Music in Printed Collections

Oxford Music Online (includes Grove Music Online)

Orchestral Music Online (Online version of Orchestral Music: A Handbook)

Music-In-Print

Periodicals / Périodiques

Acoustic Guitar

Bass Player

Classical Guitar
ML1015 G9 C55

Galpin Society Journal
ML5 G26

Guitar Player
ML1 G965

Jazz Magazine
ML5 J39

Jazziz
ML3505.8 J427

Soundboard
ML1015 G9 S68

Call numbers for browsing / Cotes à parcourir

M125-M129 Guitar solo / Guitare seule
M276-M277 Guitar and piano / Guitare et piano
M282-M283 Other plucked instruments and piano / Instrument à cordes pincées et piano
M292-M293 Duets – 2 plucked instruments / Duos – 2 instruments à cordes pincées
M294-M295 Duets – plucked and string instruments / Duos – instrument à cordes pincées et instrument à cordes
M296-M297 Duets – plucked and wind instruments / Duos – instrument à cordes pincées et instrument à vent
M1037.4 G8 Guitar with orchestra (or piano reduction) / Guitare et orchestre
M1137.4 G8 Guitar with string orchestra (or piano reduction) / Guitare et orchestre à cordes
ML128 G8 Guitar bibliography / Bibliographie – guitare
ML1015 G9 Guitar history / Histoire – guitare
MT580-MT599 Guitar (and related instruments) studies and methods / Étude et enseignement – guitare (et instruments connexes)

 

 

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