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African American music reference
African American Music Reference is bringing togther text reference, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies which chronicle the diverse history and culture of the African American experience through music. The database is constantly expanding to include comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.
Resource Type(s)
Music Scores
Text Collections
Contributors, Sponsors, Providers
Alexander Street Press.
Search Related Subjects in CLIO
African Americans–Music–History and criticism.
Music–United States–History and criticism.
African Americans
Cite As:
African American music reference  [Alexandria, VA] : Alexander Street Press
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Access Restrictions
This resource is available only to current faculty, staff and students of Columbia University.

Last update: 2014-03-05