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Prepared by Monica J. Hubbard
National Repertoire and Standards Chair for Women's Choirs
American Choral Directors Association

Ammer, Christine. Unsung: a History of Women in American Music. Westport, CT. Greenwood Press. 1980.

Baldauf-Berdes, Jane L. Women Musicians of Venice: Musical Foundations, 1525-1855. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1993.

Block, Adrienne Fried and Carol Neuls-Bates. Women in American Music: a Bibliography of Music and Literature. Westport, CT. Greenwood Press. 1979.

Bowers, Jane and Tick, Judith, eds. Women Making Music: The Western Art Tradition, 1150-1950. Urbana and Chicago. University of Illinois Press. 1987.

Bufwack, Mary. Finding Her Voice: the Saga of Women in Country Music. New York. Crown. 1993.

Briscoe, James. Historical Anthology of Music by Women. Bloomington, IN. Indiana University Press. 1997.

Citron, Marcia J. Gender and the Musical Canon. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press. 1993.

Cohen, Aaron I. International Encyclopedia of Women Composers. Volume 1 & 2. 2nd edition. New York. Books and Music (U.S.A.) Inc. 1987.

Cook, Susan C. and Tsou, Judy S. , eds. Cecilia Reclaimed: Feminist Perspectives on Gender and Music. Urbana and Chicago. University of Illinois Press. 1994.

Cooper, Sarah, ed. Girls! Girls! Girls!: Essays on Women and Music. New York. New York University Press. 1966.

Dahl, Linda. Stormy Weather: the Music and Lives of a Century of Jazzwomen. New York. Limelight Editions. 1989.

Drinker, Sophie. The Story of Women in their Relation to Music. New York. Howard-McCann, Inc. 1948.

Drinker, Sophie. Music and Women. New York. The Feminist Press. 1995.

Ericson, Margaret D. Women and Music: A Selective Annotated Bibliography on Women and Gender Issues in Music, 1987-1992. New York. G. K. Hall. 1995.

Fuller, Sophie. The Pandora Guide to Women Composers: Britain and the United States 1629-Present. San Francisco. Harper Collins. 1994.

Glickman, Sylvia and Schleifer, Martha Furman. Women Composers: Music Through the Ages, Volume I: Composers Born Before 1600. New York. G. K. Hall & Co. 1996.

Green, Mildred Denby. Black Women Composers: A Genesis. Boston. Twayne Publishers. 1983.

Jackson, Barbara Harvey. Say Can You Deny Me: A Guide to Surviving Music by Women from the 16th through the 18th Centuries. University of Arkansas Press. 1994.

Jezic, Diane Peacock. Women Composers: The Lost Tradition Found. 2nd edition. New York. The Feminist Press. 1994.

LePage, Jane Weiner. Women Composers, Conductors, and Musicians of the Twentieth Century. 3 v. Metuchen, N. J. Scarecrow Press. 1980-1988.

Locke, Arthur Ware, and Charles K. Fassett. Selected List of Choruses for Women's Voices. 3rd ed. Northampton. Smith College. 1964.

Locke, Ralph P. and Barry, Cyrilla, eds Cultivating Music in America: Women Patrons and Activists Since 1860
Berkeley. University of California Press. 1997.

Marshall, Kimberly, ed. Rediscovering the Muses: Women's Musical Traditions. Boston. Northeastern University Press. 1993.

Neuls-Bates, Carol, ed. Women in Music: An Anthology of Source Readings from the Middle Ages to the Present. Boston. Northeastern University Press. Revised Edition. 1996.

O'Brien, Lucy. She Bop: the Definitive History of Women in Rock, Pop and Soul. New York. Viking Penguin. 1996.

Pendle, Karin, ed. Women and Music: A History. Bloomington and Indianapolis. Indiana University Press. 1991.

Roma, Catherine. The Choral Music of Twentieth Century Women Composers. Greenwood Press. 1996.

Sadie, Julie Anne and Samuel, Rhian, eds. The Norton/Grove Dictionary of Women Composers. New York. W.W. Norton & Company. 1994.

Tick, Judith. American Women Composers Before 1879. Rochester, NY. University of Rochester Press, 1995.

Walker-Hill, Helen. Music by Black Women Composers: A Bibliography of Available Scores. CBMR Monographs, no. 5. Chicago. Center for Balck Music Research, Columbia College. 1995

Whittemore, Joan. Music of the Venetian Ospedali Composers: A Thematic Catalogue. Stuyvesant, NY. Pendragon press. 1995.

Zaimont, Judith Lang, ed. The Musical Woman: an International Perspective. Volume I: 1983. Westport, CT. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1984.

Zaimont, Judith Lang, ed. The Musical Woman: an International Perspective. Volume II: 1984-1985. Westport, CT. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1987.

Zaimont, Judith Lang, ed. Jane Gottlieb, Joanne Polk, and Michael J. Rogan, assoc. eds. The Musical Woman: an International Perspective. Volume III: 1986-1990. Westport, CT. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1991.


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