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Percussion Guide

Selected Bibliography of Literature and Repertoire Lists

Bajzek, Dieter. Percussion: An Annotated Bibliography with Special Emphasis on
    Contemporary Notation
and Performance. Metuchen, NJ : Scarecrow Press, 1988.
    RMU ML128 P23 B34 1988

Barnhart, Stephen L. Percussionists: A Biographical Dictionary. Westport: Greenwood,
    2000.    RMU ML399 .B38 2000

Beck, John H., ed. Encyclopedia of Percussion, 2nd ed. NY: Routledge, 2007.
    RMU ML102.P4 E5 2007

Blades, James. Percussion Instruments and Their History. London; Boston:
    Faber and Faber, 1984. ML1030 B6

Holland, James. Practical percussion: A Guide to the Instruments and Their
, rev. ed. Lanham,
MD: Scarecrow, 2005.    RMU ML1030 .H65 2005

Holland, James and Janet K. Page. "Percussion." In Grove Music Online.
    Oxford Music Online,
(accessed April 9, 2012). 

    Grove Percussion Article (UWM ID Required)

Larrick, Geary. Bibliography, History, Pedagogy, and Philosophy in Music and
. Lewiston,
N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1999. ML1030 .L37 1999

Meza, Fernando A. Percussion Discography: An International Compilation of
    Solo and Chamber
Percussion Music. NY: Greenwood, 1990.
    RMU ML156.4 P4 M5 1990

Peinkofer, Karl. Handbook of Percussion Instruments: Their Characteristics
    and Playing Techniques, With
Illustrations and Musical Examples from
    the Literature
. (translated from the original German by Kurt
and Else Stone)
    London; NY: Schott, 1976.    ML1030 P4413

Percussive Arts Society. Solo and Ensemble Literature for Percussion.
    Knoxville, TN: Percussive Arts
Society, 1978. RMU ML128 P23 S6x 1978

Siwe, Thomas. Percussion Solo Literature. Champaign: Media Press, 1995.
    RMU ML128 P23 S63 1995

Siwe, Thomas. Percussion Ensemble Literature. Champaign: Media Press,
     1998.    RMU ML128.P23 S635x 1998