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Black Composers: Compendia and Repertoire Guides

This guide to Black composers offers a sampling of resources on their lives, works, and social contexts. Like Duke Libraries' "5 Titles" blog, this guide is meant to offer a selection of resources rather than serve as a comprehensive list.

Compendia and Encyclopedias

Here are a few compendia and encyclopedias of Black composers and their works.

Repertoire Guides and Catalogs

These catalogs and repertoire guides may provide more insight into works by Black composers.