Western Libraries

Music by Black Artists

Repertoire Bibliographies

Repertoire bibliographies list compositions for specific instruments or ensembles. This section contains sample items in the Music Library collection. This list does not represent everything available from Western Libraries.


Western Libraries' catalogue does not identify individual composers or compositions by race or ethnicity. You may wish to identify composers or compositions of interest using the following resources, and then search Omni

A Selection of Composers with Repertoire in Western Libraries' Collections

The following anthologies contain scores by Black composers in the Western Classical tradition.

The following is a selection of Black composers represented in the Music Library's score collection.

Scores and Sheet Music