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Curtis Institute of Music

John de Lancie Library

Rock Online Catalog

Black Musics and Musicians

A guide to resources at Curtis Library regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion in music, with a focus on African American musicians and forms of Black music.


Resources listed below include research on race and racism in Western European classical music. This list also includes work in other areas such as gender and sexuality, class and labor, and dis/ability.

20th and 21st centuries

18th and 19th centuries

16th and 17th Centuries