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Library Research Guides

String Resources

This is a guide to locating information and materials related to string instruments in the Music Library.

Reference & General Works

Boetticher, Wolfgang.
Handschriftlich überlieferte Lauten- und Gitarrentabulaturen des 15. bis 18. Jahrhunderts: beschreibender Katalog.
Reference: Z 6811 .I62 ser. B v. 7

Coelho, Victor Anand, ed.
The Cambridge companion to the guitar.
ML 1015 .G9 C231 2003

Helleu, Laurence.
La guitare en concert: catalogue des œuvres avec guitare du XXo siecle (duos, trios, musique de chambre, orchestre, concertos).
Z 6814 .G8 H47 1980

Lyons, David B.
Lute, vihuela, guitar to 1800: a bibliography.
Z 6813 .D48 no. 40

McCutcheon, Meredith Alice.
Guitar and vihuela: an annotated bibliography of the literature on their history.
Reference: ML 128 .G8 M45 1985

Moser, Wolf, ed.
Gitarre-Musik: ein internationaler Katalog.
Z 6814 .G8 M92 1985

Schwarz, Werner.
Guitar bibliography: an international listing of theoretical literature on classical guitar from the beginning to the present.
Z 6814 .G8 S42

Classical guitar music in print.
Z 6814 .G8 J35

Turnbull, Harvey, et al. "Guitar." In The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.
Reference: ML 100 .N53 2001
Also available electronically:
"Guitar" in Grove Music Online

Guitar Instruction & Study

Aguado, D.D. Méthode complète pour la guitare.
MT 582 .A28 1980

Bobri, Vladimir. The Segovia technique.
MT 580 .B66

Brecker, Eric. The master system: a visual guide to the structure of music on the guitar and bass fretboards.
MT 582 .B7941 1992

Carcassi, Matteo. Method for the guitar.
MT 582 .C26 M6 1906

Carlevaro, Abel. School of guitar: exposition of instrumental theory.
MT 580 .C3613 1984

Cicchetti, Stephen and Fly Bredenberg. Old-time country guitar.
MT 582 .C57

Eckels, Steve. Teaching classroom guitar.
MT 580 .E35 2009

Giuliani, Mauro. The complete studies.
MT 585 .G54 2002

Graff, Folo. African guitar styles.
MT 583 .G74 2001

Grecos, Juan D. The flamenco guitar.
MT 582 .G79

Gress, Jesse. Guitarevolution: lessons from the groundbreakers & innovators.
MT 580 .G83 G9 2005

Purse, Bill, ed. Strategies for teaching middle-level and high school guitar: your key to implementing the national standards for music education.
MT 580 .P91 1998

Quine, Hector. Guitar technique: intermediate to advanced.
MT 580 .Q561 1990

Roth, Arlen. Traditional, country, and electric slide guitar.
MT 580 .R84

Sandberg, Larry. Acoustic guitar styles.
MT 580 .S22 2002

Sor, Ferdinand. Sor's method for the Spanish guitar.
MT 582 .S72 M6 2007

Traum, Happy. Finger-picking styles for guitar.
MT 582 .T78 1966

Vidal, Robert J. Notes on the guitar.
MT 580 .V5211 1986

Vinson, Harvey, ed. Complete scales for all guitarists.
MT 585 .C74 1984

Vittorio, Roberto Julio de. Armonía y composición aplicadas a la guitarra.
MT 580 .V58 1996

Guitar History, Construction & Instrumentalists

Bacon, Tony. 50 years of Fender.
ML 1015 .G9 B136 2000

Boak, Dick. Martin guitar masterpieces: a showcase of artists' editions, limited editions and custom guitars.
ML 1015 .G9 B63 2003

The classical guitar: a complete history.
ML 1015 .G9 C547 1997

Cumpiano, William R. and Jonathan D. Natelson. Guitarmaking, tradition and technology: a complete reference for the design and construction of the steel-string folk guitar and the classical guitar.
ML 1015 .G9 C851 1985

Custom guitars: a complete guide to contemporary handcrafted guitars.
ML 1015 .G9 C871 2000

Dregni, Michael. Django: the life and music of a gypsy legend.
ML 419 .R37 D74 2004

Gibson, Ralph. State of the axe: guitar masters in photographs and words.
ML 141 .H69 G53 2008

Henderson, David. 'Scuse me while I kiss the sky: Jimi Hendrix - voodoo child.
ML 410 .H476 H46 2008

Ingram, Adrian. Wes Montgomery.
ML 419 .M66 I53 2008

Jahnel, Franz. Manual of guitar technology: the history and technology of plucked string instruments.
ML 1001 .J253

Jeffery, Brian. Fernando Sor: composer and guitarist.
ML 410 .S698 J45 1994

King, B.B. and David Ritz. Blues all around me: the autobiography of B.B. King.
ML 420 .K52 A32 1996

Romanillos, José L. Antonio de Torres: guitar maker, his life and work.
ML 424 .T693 R7511 1987

Summerfield, Maurice J. The classical guitar: its evolution and its players since 1800.
ML 399 .S9511 1991

Tyler, James and Paul Sparks. The guitar and its music: from the Renaissance to the Classical era.
ML 1015 .G9 T972 2002

Wade, Graham. The art of Julian Bream.
ML 419 .B74 W33 2008

Wade, Graham. Segovia: a celebration of the man and his music.
ML 419 .S45 W13

Whitford, Eldon, David Vinopal and Dan Erlewine. Gibson's fabulous flat-top guitars: an illustrated history & guide.
ML 1015 .G9 W59 1994