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A guide to finding library resources for conductors

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias of Terms Related to Conducting

The following music dictionaries and encyclopedias provide entries on conducting history, development, and repertoire, as well as biographical entries on conductors.  Entries may include images, musical examples, and bibliographies of scholarly sources for further reading.

Music and Dance Librarian

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Ann Shaffer
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I currently work on campus on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and work remotely on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays. I am available for in-person research consultations on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and for virtual consultations (via Zoom, Teams, or phone) on any weekday.
Subjects: Dance, Music