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Composer resources - A to B

The composer catalogues, biographies and bibliographies listed here are a representative sample of material available on the open shelves of the Rare Books & Music Reading Room.

K.F. ABELKnape, WalterBibliographisch-thematisches Verzeichnis der Kompositionen von Karl Friedrich Abel, 1723-1787 (Cuxhaven, [1971]).
A. ADAMStudwell, William E.Adolphe Adam and Léo Delibes: a guide to research (New York, London, 1987).
I. ALBENIZClark, Walter AaronIsaac Albéniz: a guide to research (New York, 1998).
M. ARNOLDCraggs, Stewart R.Malcolm Arnold: a bio-bibliography (Westport, 1998).
D.F.E. AUBERSchneider, HerbertChronologisch-thematisches Verzeichnis sämtlicher Werke von Daniel François Esprit Auber (AWV) (Hildesheim, 1994).
 C.P.E. BACHPowers, Doris Bosworth

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: a guide to research (New York, 2002).

C.P.E. BACH

Clark, Stephen L. (trans. & ed.)

The letters of C.P.E. Bach (Oxford, 1997).

C.P.E. BACHHelm, E. EugeneThematic catalogue of the works of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (New Haven, London, 1989).
C.P.E. BACHWotquenne, AlfredThematisches Verzeichnis der Werke von Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (Wiesbaden, 1964).
J.C. BACHWarburton, ErnestThematic catalogue [of J. C. Bach] (New York, 1999).
J.S. BACHWolff, ChristophJohann Sebastian Bach: the learned musician (Oxford, 2000).
J.S. BACHDürr, Alfred & Kobayashi, Yoshitake (ed.)Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis [Kleine Ausgabe (BMV 2a).], herausgegeben von Alfred Dürr und Yoshitake Kobayashi; unter Mitarbeit von Kirsten Beisswenger (Wiesbaden, 1998).
J.S. BACHWolff, ChristophBach-Bibliographie. Nachdruck der Verzeichnisse des Schrifttums über Johann Sebastian Bach (Bach-Jahrbuch 1905-1984). Mit einem Supplement und Register (Kassel, 1985).
J.S. BACHSchmieder, WolfgangThematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke von Johann Sebastian Bach (2., überarbeitete und erweiterte Ausgabe, Wiesbaden, 1990).
J.S. BACHDavid, Hans T. and Mendel, Arthur (eds.)The new Bach reader: a life of Johann Sebastian Bach in letters and documents, New ed. (New York, 1998).
J.S. BACHSchulze, Hans-Joachim & Wolff, ChristianBach Compendium: analytisch-bibliographisches Repertorium der Werke Johann Sebastian Bachs (Leipzig, 1985-).
M.W. BALFETyldesley, W. R.Michael William Balfe: his life and his English operas (Aldershot , 2003).
S. BARBERWentzel, Wayne C.Samuel Barber: a guide to research (New York, 2001).
B. BARTÓKAntokoletz, ElliottBéla Bartók: a guide to research (2nd ed., New York, London, 1997).
B. BARTÓKBartók, BélaA complete catalogue of his published works (London, 1970).
B. BARTÓKDille, DenisThematisches Verzeichnis der Jugendwerke Béla Bartóks 1890-1904 (2. Aufl., Kassel, 1976).
A. BAXParlett, GrahamA catalogue of the works of Sir Arnold Bax (Oxford, 1999).
L. VAN BEETHOVENCooper, BarryBeethoven (Oxford, 2000).
L. VAN BEETHOVENCooper, Barry (ed.)The Beethoven compendium: a guide to Beethoven's life and music (London, 1991).
L. VAN BEETHOVENTyson, Alan WalkerThe authentic English editions of Beethoven (London, 1963).
L. VAN BEETHOVENKinsky, GeorgDas Werk Beethovens. Thematisch-bibliographisches Verzeichnis seiner sämtlichen vollendeten Kompositionen (München, 1955).
V. BELLINIWillier, Stephen AceVincenzo Bellini: a guide to research (New York, 2002).
R.R. BENNETTCraggs, Stewart R.Richard Rodney Bennett: a bio-bibliography (New York, 1990).
W.S. BENNETTWilliamson, RosemaryWilliam Sterndale Bennett: a descriptive thematic catalogue (Oxford, 1996). 
A. BERGSimms, Bryan R. (ed.)Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern: a companion to the second Viennese school (Westport, 1999).
A. BERGSimms, Bryan R.Alban Berg: a guide to research (New York, London, 1996).
L. BERKELEY

Craggs, Stewart R.

Lennox Berkeley: a source book (Aldershot, 2000).
H. BERLIOZCairns, David

Berlioz. Vol. 1, The making of an artist 1803-1832. Vol. 2, Servitude and greatness 1832-1869. 2nd ed. (London, 1999).

H. BERLIOZHopkinson, CecilA bibliography of the musical and literary works of Hector Berlioz 1803-1869... (2nd ed., edited by Richard Macnutt, Tunbridge Wells, 1980).
H. BERLIOZLangford, Jeffrey & Graves, Jane DenkerHector Berlioz: a guide to research (New York, London, 1989).
H. BERLIOZHoloman, D. KernCatalogue of the works of Hector Berlioz. [Hector Berlioz: new edition of the complete works, vol. 25] (Kassel, 1987).
L. BERNSTEINLaird, Paul R.Leonard Bernstein: a guide to research (New York, 2002).
H. BIRTWISTLEAdlington, RobertThe music of Harrison Birtwistle (Cambridge, 2000).
A. BLISSCraggs, Stewart R.Arthur Bliss: a bio-bibliography (New York, London, 1988).
A. BLISSForeman, LewisArthur Bliss: catalogue of the complete works (Sevenoaks, 1980).
A. BLISSEasterbrook, Giles & Bliss, TrudyArthur Bliss: supplement to the catalogue of the complete works (Sevenoaks, 1982).
E. BLOCHKushner, David Z.Ernest Bloch: a guide to research (New York, London, 1988).
L. BOCCHERINIGérard, YvesThematic, bibliographical and critical catalogue of the works of Luigi Boccherini (London, 1969).
J. BRAHMSMusgrave, MichaelA Brahms reader (New Haven, 2000).
J. BRAHMSHofmann, KurtDie Erstdrucke der Werke von Johannes Brahms: Bibliographie (Tutzing, 1975).
J. BRAHMSQuigley, ThomasJohannes Brahms: an annotated bibliography of the literature through 1982 (Metuchen, London, 1990). 
J. BRAHMSMcCorkle, Margit L.Johannes Brahms: thematisch-bibliographisches Werkverzeichnis (München, 1984).
F. BRIDGELittle, Karen R.Frank Bridge: a bio-bibliography (Westport, 1991).
F. BRIDGEHindmarsh, PaulFrank Bridge: a thematic catalogue, 1900-1941 (London, 1983).
B. BRITTENHodgson, Peter J.Benjamin Britten: a guide to research (New York, London, 1996).
B. BRITTENBanks, PaulBenjamin Britten: a catalogue of the published works (Aldeburgh, 1999).
A. BRUCKNERGrasberger, RenateWerkverzeichnis Anton Bruckner (Tutzing, 1977).
F. BUSONIRoberge, Marc-AndréFerruccio Busoni: a bio-bibliography (Westport, 1991).
D. BUXTEHUDEKarstädt, GeorgThematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke von Dietrich Buxtehude (2., erweiterte und verbesserte Auflage, Wiesbaden, 1985).
W. BYRDHarley, JohnWilliam Byrd: gentleman of the Chapel Royal (Aldershot, 1997).
W. BYRDTurbet, RichardWilliam Byrd: a guide to research (New York, London, 1987).