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Print Books

The books shown below are just a sampling of some of the print resources we have available.

The Story of Classical Music by Darren Henley- Sound/Audiobook

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, 
     Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. 
     Accessed 1 Sept. 2017.

Classical Music Mashup

Woolard, Grant. Classical Musical Mashup. YouTube, 12 Jan. 2016, Accessed 1 Sept. 2017.

MLA 8 Works Cited

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Works Cited

Venezia, Mike, and Donald Freund. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Children's Press, 


“Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.” Dallas Symphony Orchestra: 

     Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, 



Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, 

     Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. 

     Accessed 9 Sept. 2020.

20th Century/Modern Time Period 1900-Present

Leonard Bernstein

George Gershwin

Scott Joplin

Aaron Copeland

Charles Ives

Amy Beach

Benjamin Britten

Joan Tower

Jennifer Higdon

Maurice Ravel

Paul Hindemith

John Williams

John Cage

Stephen Foster

Joan Tower

“Joan Tower.” Dallas Symphony Orchestra: Joan Tower, 
     Dallas Symphony Orchestra, 2017,  
     composers/joan-tower. Accessed 5 Sept. 2017.

Jennifer Higdon

“Jennifer Higdon.” Dallas Symphony Orchestra: Jennifer Higdon, Dallas Symphony
      Orchestra, 2017,   
      higdon. Accessed 5 Sept. 2017.

John Williams

“John Williams.” Dallas Symphony Orchestra: John Williams, 
     Dallas Symphony Orchestra, 2017,  
     composers/john-williams. Accessed 5 Sept. 2017.

Oregon School Library Information System


Oregon School Library Information System

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Baroque Time Period 1600-1750

Johann Sebastian Bach

George Frideric Handle

Antonio Vivaldi

Claudio Montererdi

Jean Baptiste Lully

Classical Time Period 1750-1827

Ludwig van Beethoven

Franz Joseph Haydn

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Niccolo Paganini

Romantic Time Period 1827-1900

Frederic Chopin

Johannes Brahms

Peter Tchaikovsky

Franz Liszt

Modest Mussorgsky

Giuseppe Verdi

John Philips Sousa

Rimsky Korsakov

Gustav Holst

Robert Schumann

Clara Schumann

Franz Schubert