The Music Library

The library contains a continually expanding, invaluable resource for learning and understanding some of the world’s important cultural achievements. 

Music from the Americas (North and South)

The American Landscape

Appalachian Music

      Scots-Irish Influence 

Bluegrass Music

Blues Music

Jazz Music

Native American Music

       American Primitive Music 

       Music of the Andes

Sacred Music Traditions

     African American Gospel Music

           Alabama Gospel Music

     Southern Gospel Music  

Popular Music

Back to the Early Fifties

The Corrs

Folk Music

Folk Music of France

Serbo-Croatian Folk Songs

Wayfaring Strangers

Classical Music of Europe & Russia


     Cazzati, Maurizio (1616-1678) 

     Colonna, Giovanni Paolo (1637-1695)

     Gabrieli, Giovanni (c.1557-1612)

     Grandi, Alessandro (1575-1630)

     Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da (c.1525-1594) 

     The Florentine Camarata

     Bologna – Great 17th and 18th Century Music


     Bruckner, Anton (1824-1896)


     Offenbach, Jacques (1819-1880)

            The Tales of Hoffman 

     Franck, César (1822-1890)

            Hulda et Ghiselle

     Magnard, Albéric (1865-1914)

     Ropartz, Guy (1864-1955) 

     Duruflé, Maurice (1902-1986)

     French Organ Music

     The Organs of Paris


     Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)

     Bach, Johann Christian (1735-1782)

     Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)

     Wagner, Richard (1813-1883)

     Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus


     Scriabin, Alexander (1871-1915)

     The Russian Romantic Music Era


     Obrecht, Jacob (c.1458-1505)

     Lassus, Orlande de (c.1532-1594)

     Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)

     Het Concertgebouw


     Victoria, Tomás Luis de (c.1548-1611)

Music Through the Centuries

     The Polyphonic Music Era (10th-16th Century)

            Polyphonic Music Story

     16th Century – The Renaissance

     17th Century – The Forgotten Century

            The Florentine Camarata

            North German 17th-Century Choral Music

     18th Century – The Classical Era

     19th Century – The Romantic Era

     20th Century – The Century of Destruction

     21st Century – A New Beginning

            21st Century Classical Music

            Don Slepian 

Musicians and Conductors 


            Brico, Antonia


            Yunchan Lim


            Julia Fischer

Music of Asia

Folk Music of China

Persian Classical Music

The Music of India

The Story of India

The Music of India

North Indian Classical Music

     The Beatles and Indian Music

     Hindustani Music In the 20th Century



     Ragas (melody)

            The Effects of Ragas in Ancient India

            The Vocal Gharanas of North India

     Talas (rhythm)

            The Tabla Tradition

            Dhamar Tal

            Tabla – Manjedar Gats


Cantus Selecti 

Liber Usualis (1961)

Officium Hebdomadae

Solesmes Method

The Holy Week Book

The Secret Mora Vocis of the Vatican Edition

Vesperale (Swann 1913)

Theory, Harmony, Counterpoint & Orchestration

Counterpoint – Knud Jeppesen

Fux – Gradus ad Parnassum

Traité de la fugue – Gédalge, André