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Music Theory and Composition

Music Theory & Composition


Use this guide to locate resources for Music Theory and Composition coursework and basic research. All resources listed are available through the U of M Libraries or are freely available online.
Click on these links for Guides focused on various areas of music research (more guides to come):


Brass Music Black Composers Music Education  
Ethnomusicology Music Industry Theory & Composition
Historical Musicology String Music Woodwind Music
Historically Informed Performance Memphis Composers Women Composers
Vocal Music    


Featured Video

Fred Lerdahl, music theorist, speaking on linguistic and musical syntax at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music as part of the Exploring the Mind Through Music Conference (June 15, 2011)