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A guide to library resources for percussion players.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias of Terms Related to Percussion

The following music dictionaries and encyclopedias provide entries on percussion history, performance, and repertoire, as well as biographical entries about percussionists and composers of percussion music.  Entries may include images, musical examples, and bibliographies of scholarly sources for further reading.

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Ann Shaffer
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