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Performer Guides: Folk Instruments

Use this guide to find resources for music performance, including LC call number browsing ranges for repertoire, books, and journals..

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Folk Music Journals:

The Wilson Music Library subscribes to a number of music journals, including those published by the major professional organizations for various instruments. Reading journals in your area of study is part of being a professional musician - you can learn more about major performers and repertoire, new works, festivals, scholarships, and more. Some of these journals are issued only in print; current issues can be found on the browsing periodicals shelving near the book stacks.  Older issues are located at the Annex, the Vanderbilt Library's off-site shelving location, but they can be delivered by clicking on the "Annex request" button.The links below will take you to each journal's record in Library Catalog. If you ever have any problems with accessing a journal title, ask for help at the Service Desk.

Bulletin of the International Council for Traditional Music

Folk Music Journal

Sing Out

Yearbook for Traditional Music

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Sara Manus
Music Librarian for Education and Outreach / Anne Potter Wilson Music Library, 2134B / Blair School of Music / 2400 Blakemore Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212
Subjects: Music