Early American Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Material


(Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library )

Ammerman, David L., and Philip D. Morgan.  Books About Early America: 2001 Titles.      Williamsburg: Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1989.    (973.016 A518b)

Chase, Gilbert.  America's Music: From the Pilgrims to the Present.  New York: McGraw-Hill,  1955.   (780.973 C487a)

Davis, Elizabeth A.  Index to the New World Recorded Anthology of American Music: A User's  Guide to the Initial One Hundred Records.  New York: Norton, 1981.   (not at Lehigh)

Epstein, Dena J.  Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: Black Folk Music to the Civil War.  Urbana: U of  Illinois P, 1977.   (784.756 E64s)

Girdham, Jane.  "Musical Life in the Eighteenth Century: A Course Description."  Teaching the Eighteenth Century: Three Courses.  Ed. American Society for Eighteenth-Century  Studies.  Logan: American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 1995.  29-42.    (not at Lehigh)

Hamm, Charles.  Music in the New World.  New York: Norton, 1983.   (781.773 H224m)

Heard, Priscilla S.  American Music, 1698-1800: An Annotated Bibliography.  Waco: Baylor  UP, 1975.   (not at Lehigh)

Heintze, James R.  Early American Music: A Research and Information Guide.  New York:  Garland, 1990.   (780.973 H471e ref)

Hitchcock, H. Wiley.  Music in the United States: A Historical Introduction.  Englewood Cliffs:  Prentice-Hall, 1974.   (780.973 H674m 1974)

Horn, David.  The Literature of American Music in Books and Folk Music Collections: A Fully  Annotated Bibliography. Metuchen: Scarecrow P, 1977.  (Supplement 1, with Richard  Jackson, 1988)   (781.773 H813L ref)

Kingman, Daniel.  American Music: A Panorama.  2nd ed.  New York: Schirmer, 1990.   (780.973 K54a )

Krummel, D. W.  Bibliographical Handbook of American Music.  Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1987.   (780.922 K94b)

Marrocco, W. Thomas, and Harold Gleason.  Music in America: An Anthology from the Landing  of the Pilgrims to the Close of the Civil War, 1620-1865.  New York: Norton, 1964.   (780.973 M349m)

Mates, Julian.  The American Musical Stage before 1800.  New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1962.   (782.81 M419a)

McAllester, David P.  "North American Native Music."  Musics of Many Cultures: An   Introduction.  Ed. Elizabeth May.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1980.  307-31.   (781.7 M987)

Miller, Terry E.  Folk Music in America: A Reference Guide.  New York: Garland, 1986.   (781.773 M651f  ref)

Porter, Susan L.  With an Air Debonair: Musical Theatre in America, 1785-1815.  Washington: Smithsonian, 1991.   (792.6 P848w)

Silverman, Kenneth.  A Cultural History of the American Revolution: Painting, Music,   Literature, and the Theatre in the Colonies and the United States from the Treaty of Paris  to the Inauguration of George Washington, 1763-1789.  New York: Crowell, 1976.    (700.973 S587c)

Virga, Patricia H.  The American Opera to 1790.  Ann Arbor: UMI Research P, 1982.   (782.1 V816a)

Warner, Thomas E.  Periodical Literature on American Music, 1620-1920: A Classified   Bibliography with Annotations.  Warren: Harmonie Park P, 1988.  (780.973 W284p ref) 

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