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Music 510: Band Literature: Band History

Library Resources to Consult


A History of the Wind Band by Dr. Stephen L. Rhodes

Dr. David Whitwell's website   - videos related to his books can be seen here.


Use ProQuest Dissertations & Theses to find the dissertations of

  1. Acton Ostling (1978)
  2. Donald Peterson (1986)   
  3. Kirt Saville (1991)       
  4. Jay Gilbert (1993)
  5. Clifford Towner (2011)


The Instrumentalist is an important publication for Band. Full text is available in PRINT only. It is INDEXED in MUSIC INDEX.

(Click on PUBLICATIONS to see all issues 1972-2019.)

For issues from 1946-1972, use the PRINT version of Music Index, ML 118 .M84.