Online resources

Academics for Black Survival and Wellness

ÆPEX Contemporary Performance List of Composers 

African American Art Song Alliance

Black Music History Library

Beyond Elijah Rock: The Non-Idiomatic Choral Music of Black Composers

Creative Black Music at the Walker Art Center

Electroacoustic Music of Black Composers

Engaged Music Theory

Global Musical Modernisms

  • 12 peer edited posts on composers from Indonesia, South Korea, Japan, China, Brazil, US minority groups, and European peripheries (Denmark, Estonia)

Harry T. Burleigh Society

Inclusive Music Pedagogy Resources—Music Theory Midwest

List of Pieces to Be Reconsidered or Removed

Music by Black Composers

Music Theory’s White Racial Frame—Phil Ewell

OpenScore Lieder Corpus

The Spirituals Database

Undergraduate Music Curriculum Research Bibliography

UNC’s Inclusive Teaching Resources

Yale’s Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning


Attas, Robin. 2019. “Strategies for Settler Decolonization: Decolonial Pedagogies in a Popular Music Analysis Course.”

Lewis, George. 2020. NYT. “Lifting the Cone of Silence From Black Composers.”

Maxile, Horace J. 2015. “Extensions to the Pedagogical Canon: Expanding Perspectives on William Grant Still and the Teaching Applications as Realized in the Seven Traceries.” 

Pritchard, Laura. 2020. “Juneteenth Thoughts on Boston & Current African American Composers.”

New York Times article “Why is Everyone Always Stealing Black Music?”

Biographical information

“New Sounds from a Familiar Face: Florence B. Price’s Violin Concerto No. 2”