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Reference books on musical settings of literature available at the British Library

The bibliographies listed here are a representative sample of reference books available on the open shelves of the Rare Books & Music Reading Room.

Fitch, DonaldBlake set to music: a bibliography of musical settings of the poems and prose of William Blake (Berkeley, 1990).
Gooch, B. N. S. & Thatcher, D. S.Musical settings of British Romantic literature: a catalogue (New York, London, 1982). 2 vols.
Gooch, B. N. S. & Thatcher, D. S.A Shakespeare music catalogue (Oxford, 1991). 5 vols.
Hovland, MichaelMusical settings of American poetry: a bibliography (Westport, Conn., 1986).
Snyder, Laurence D.German poetry in song: an index of Lieder (Berkeley, 1995). 2 vols.


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