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Virtual book display to celebrate Black History Month

by Renée Belliveau on 2021-02-24T10:02:00-04:00 | Comments

In honour of Black History Month, the Mount Allison Music Library has created a virtual book display to celebrate black composers and musicians. All of these titles (and more!) can be found in the Alfred Whitehead Music Library:

Cover ArtA bad woman feeling good: blues and the women who sing them by Buzzy Jackson
Call Number: ML 400 .J24 2005 & also available online
 
Cover ArtBlackness in opera by Naomi André, Karen M. Bryan, and Eric Saylor
Call Number: ML 1700 .B53 2012 & also available online
Cover ArtInternational dictionary of Black composers by Samuel A. Floyd
Call Number: Reference Collection Ml105 .I5 1999
Cover ArtProphets of the hood : politics and poetics in hip hop by Imani Perry
Call Number: ML 3531 .P47 2004 & also available online
Cover ArtSouled American : how black music transformed white culture by Kevin Phinney
Call Number: ML 3479 .P5 2005 & also available online
Cover ArtVisions of jazz : the first century by Gary Giddins
Call Number: ML 385 .G53 1998 & also available online

Looking for something other than books? You can also borrow scores and sheet music by various artists, from Victorian composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor to rock musician Jimi Hendrix, or stream the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Florence Price, and Oscar Peterson, among others. The film Le Mozart Noir: Reviving a Legend about 18th century composer Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, is also available online.

This list is by no means exhaustive. We invite you to take some time to explore our holdings on your own. Happy reading & listening!

 

The Music Library is currently open Monday to Friday from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. You can find up-to-date information on our website.


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