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Music Reference Materials

I. Books and Published Materials
  • Adams' New Musical Dictionary of Fifteen Thousand Technical Words, Phrases, Abbreviations, Initials, and Signs, Employed In Musical and Rhythmical Art and Science in Nearly Fifty Ancient and Modern Languages, John S. Adams, 1865
  • Jazz & Blues Musicians of South Carolina: Interviews with Jabbo, Dizzy, Drink, and Others, Benjamin Franklin V, 2008
  • American Negro songs and spirituals : a comprehensive collection of 230 folk songs, religious and secular , with a foreword by John W. Work, 1940
  • Another Sheaf of White Spirituals George Jackson, 1952
  • The Social Harp: A Collection of Tunes, Odes, Anthems, and Set Pieces, selected from Various Authors: Together With Much New Music Never Before Published; Suited to All Metres, and Well Adapted to All Denominations, Singing-Schools, and Private Societies. With a Full Exposition of the Rudiments of Music. And the Art of Music Compostition so Simplified that the Most Unlearned Person can Comprehend it with the Utmost Facility, By John G. McCurry, 1973 reprint of the 1855 edition
  • Linthead Stomp: The Creation of Country Music in the Piedmont South, Patrick Huber, 2008
  • Making Notes: Music of the Carolinas, Edited by Ann Wicker, 2008
  • Rockin' a hard place: flats, sharps & other notes from a misfit music club owner, by John Jeter (owner of Greenville's The Handlebar), 2012
II. Online Resources at Furman
III. Web Sites