Library of Congress Subject Headings:

  • Hymns
  • Sacred music
  • Canticles
  • Sacred songs
  • Organ Music
  • Sacred vocal music

Dictionaries and Indexes

Hymns and Tunes: an index. Katharine Smith Dielh.
Ref. BV 305 .D5 1966

A Dictionary of Hymnology: setting for the origin and history of Christian hymns of all ages and nations. John Julian.
Ref. BV 305 . J8 1957

The German Hymnody of the Brethren, 1720-1903. Hedwig T. Durnbaugh.
Ref. BV 403 .G4 D86

Guide to the Hymns and Tunes of American Methodism. Samuel J. Rogal.
Ref. BV 415 .A1 R64

Evangelischen Kirchenordnungen des XVI. Jahrhunderte. Emil Sehling.
Ref. BV 764 .G3 E92

New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Stanley Sadie.
Ref. ML 100 .N48

New Grove Dictionary of American Music. H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie.
Ref. ML 101 .U6 N48 1986

An Index of Gregorian Chant. John R. Bryden and David G. Hughes.
Ref. ML 102 .C45 B8

Worship Music: a Concise Dictionary. Edward Foley, ed.
Ref. ML 102 .C5 W67 2000

Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. Theodore Baker, 8th ed. rev. by Nicolas Slonimsky.
Ref. ML 105 .B16 1992

Catalogue of Choral Music: Arranged in Biblical Order. James Laster.
Ref. ML 128 .C54 L4 1996

Catalogue of Vocal Solos and Duets Arranged in Biblical Order. James Laster.
Music Library ML 128 .S3 L38 1984

The Hymn Tune Index: a census of English-language hymn tunes in printed sources from 1535 to 1820. Nicholas Temperley.
Ref. ML 128 .H8 T46 1997

The [Episcopal] Hymnal 1982 Companion. Raymond F. Glover.
Ref. ML 3166 .H88 1990

Companion to the United Methodist Hymnal. Carlton R. Young.
Ref. ML 3170 .Y68 1993

A Panorama of Christian Hymnody. Erik Routley.
Ref. BV 459 .R75

An English-Speaking Hymnal Guide. Erik Routley.
Ref. BV 350 .R75

The Music of the Christian Hymns. Erik Routley.
Ref. ML 3186 .R75

Hymntune Index and Related Hymn Materials. D. DeWitt Wasson.
Ref. ML 3186 .W2 1998

The English Hymn: a critical and historical study. J. R. Watson.
Theo Research BV 312 .W38 1997

The English Hymn: its development and use in worship. Louis F. Benson.
Theo Research BV 312 .B4

Electronic Resources

Research Collections

Journals in the Theology Library

  • American Organist
  • Hymn
  • Sacred Music