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The Chicago Manual of Style Online - University of Chicago Staff (Editor)
ISBN: 0226104206
Publication Date: 2010-08-01
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The Library Guide for Music

Welcome to the UCSB Music Library, located on the second floor of the Arts Library.  This guide is intended to help you find materials for the study of music and provide information about the library. To get started, try the Quick Links on the lower left or click on the tabs above. If you are off campus, don't forget to log in to use items available to UCSB faculty and students only. For interdisciplinary approaches to the study of music, you may find it helpful to check other UCSB library guides for materials relevant to your research. 


New Books in the UCSB Music Library

Check the New Book Shelf in the music library to see these and other recently added titles.  You may check out books and scores from the New Book Shelf.

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A Million Years of Music: The Emergence of Human Modernity - Gary Tomlinson
Call Number: ML 160.T635 2015
ISBN: 1935408658
Publication Date: 2015-02-27

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After Django: Making Jazz in Postwar France - Tom Perchard
Call Number: ML 3509.F7 P47 2015
ISBN: 047205242X
Publication Date: 2015-01-12

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Composition in the Digital World: Conversations with 21st Century American Composers - Robert Raines
Call Number: ML 390.R138 2015
ISBN: 019935703X
Publication Date: 2015-03-02

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Opera Acts: Singers and Performance in the Late Nineteenth Century - Karen Henson
Call Number: ML 1705.H56 2015
ISBN: 1107004268
Publication Date: 2015-01-15

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Rock'n America: A Social and Cultural History - Deena Weinstein
Call Number: ML 3534.3 W45 2015
ISBN: 1442600152
Publication Date: 2015-01-27

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Sounding Race in Rap Songs - Loren Kajikawa
Call Number: ML 3918.R37 K35 2015
ISBN: 0520283996
Publication Date: 2015-03-07

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Soundtracks of Asian America: Navigating Race through Musical Performance - Grace Wang
Call Number: ML 3560.A85 W36 2015
ISBN: 0822357844
Publication Date: 2015-01-07

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Sámi Musical Performance and the Politics of Indigeneity in Northern Europe - Thomas Hilder
Call Number: ML 3730.L36 H55 2015
ISBN: 0810888955
Publication Date: 2014-10-16

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The Sound of Innovation: Stanford and the Computer Music Revolution - Andrew J. Nelson
Call Number: ML 33.S73 C464 2015
ISBN: 026202876X
Publication Date: 2015-03-06

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Vibe Merchants: The Sound Creators of Jamaican Popular Music - Raymond Hitchins
Call Number: ML 3486.J3 H57 2014
ISBN: 1472421868
Publication Date: 2014-08-11


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