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Polish Music: Reference Sources & Score Collections

Resources for Polish and Polish-American music
Last Updated: Jan 8, 2024 4:30 PM

Score Collections - UB Music Library

Art music by Polish composers is located throughout the score collection of the Music Library, classified according to medium. These can be browsed by call number or specific composers can be searched as authors in the Catalog. There are two sections dedicated exclusively to music of Poland and Polish traditional music:

  • Art music score collections by region: Browse scores in Denkmaler (Reference Scores) section, class number M01[438]
  • Traditional music score collections by region: Browse scores in general section, class number M74[438]

Reference Sources - UB Music Library

  • W. Smialek. Polish Music: A Research and Information Guide. MUSIC ML120.P6 S6 (does not circulate)
  • J.M. Chomiński, ed. Słownik muzyków polskich [Dictionary of Polish musicians] MUSIC ML106.P7 S6 (does not circulate)
  • Chybiński. Słownik muzyków dawnej Polski do roku 1800 [Dictionary of early Polish musicians to 1800] MUSIC REFERENCE ML106.P7 C5  
  • Katarzyna Morawska, et al. “Poland.” Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. (UBit login required from off campus)
  • Janice E. Kleeman and Timothy J. Cooley, “European American Music. 14. Polish American Music.” Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd ed. MUSIC REFERENCE ML ML101 .U6 N48 2013 or via Oxford Reference Online (UBit login required from off campus)


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