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This guide covers music resources available at the VSU Library, including full-text journals, magazine, and newspaper articles, music websites, and printed materials in the Reference Collection.

African American Music

African American Art Song Alliance.  The African American Art Alliance was founded in 1997 by Darryl Taylor, in an effort to disseminate information through the internet on music by black composers, as well as the performers and scholars most responsible for the spreading of this important art.  You will find information on composers, performers, scholars, and so much more.

Archives of African American Music and Culture. The Archives of African American Music and Culture (AAAMC) is a repository of materials covering a range of African American musical idioms and cultural expressions from the post-World War II era. Our collections highlight popular, religious, and classical music, with genres ranging from blues and gospel to R&B and contemporary hip hop. The AAAMC also houses extensive materials related to the documentation of black radio.

Afrocentric Voices. Afrocentric Voices focuses on African American performers and composers and on the vocal music forms they influenced, especially opera, art songs and Negro spirituals composed for concert performance.