Chávez Bibliography


Bialosky, Marshall. “A Brief History of Composers’ Groups in the United States.” College Music Symposium 20, no. 2 (1980): 29-40.

Brennan, Juan Arturo, “Obras Maestras – Silvestre Revueltas II,” Musica en Mexico, September 5, 2015, Accessed March 19, 2017,

Brennan, Juan Arturo, “Sinfonia India – Carlos Chavez (1899 – 1978)” Musica en Mexico, September 9, 2015, Accessed March 19, 2017,

Britannica Academic, s.v. “Sinfonía india,” accessed March 21, 2017,

Copland, Aaron. The New Music 1900-1960. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968.

Chavez, Carlos. Toward a New Music, translated by Herbert Weinstock. New York:Norton, 1937.

Malmström, Dan. Introduction to twentieth century Mexican music. Uppsala: Akad. avh. Uppsala univ., 1974. Pg. 42-72, 95-102.

Mayer-Serra, Otto. “Silvestre Revueltas and Musical Nationalism in Mexico.” The Musical Quarterly 27, no. 2 (1941): 123-45.

Mead, Rita H. “Cowell, Ives, and “New Music”” The Musical Quarterly 66, no. 4 (1980): 538-59.

Meyer, Felix, and Heidy Zimmerman, eds. Edgard Varèse: composer: sound sculptor: visionary. Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2006.

Milhaud, Darius. My Happy Life: An Autobiography. London: Marion Boyars, 1995.

Parker, Robert. “Chavez, Carlos.” Oxford Music Online. August 20, 2005. Accessed March 19,2017. chavez&search=quick&pos=1&_start=1#firsthit.

Parker, Robert L. “A Recurring Melodic Cell in the Music of Carlos Chávez.” Latin American Music Review / Revista De Música Latinoamericana 12, no. 2 (1991): 160-72. doi:10.2307/780087.

Perloff, Nancy. Popular Entertainment and the Circle of Erik Satie. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1991.

Root, Deane L. “The Pan American Association of Composers (1928-1934).” Anuario Interamericano De Investigacion Musical 8 (1972): 49-70. doi:10.2307/779819.

Saavedra, Leonora, ed. Carlos Chavez and his world. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015.

Sadie, Stanley, John Tyrrell, and Margot Levy. The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians. 2nd ed. Vol. 5. Canon to Classic rock. New York: Grove, 2002. Pg. 544-548.

SLONIMSKY, NICOLAS. “CHARLES IVES: The Man and His Music.” The Choral Journal 15, no. 5 (1975): 15-16.

Tawa, Nicholas E. The coming of age of American art music: New England’s classical Romanticists. New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1991.

Titus, Barbara. Recognizing Music as an Art Form: Friedrich Th. Vischer and German Music Criticism, 1848-1887. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press, 2016.

Velazco, Jorge. “The Original Version of “Janitzio,” by Silvestre Revueltas.” Latin American Music Review / Revista De Música Latinoamericana 7, no. 2 (1986): 341-46. doi:10.2307/780220.

Weinstock, Herbert. “Carlos Chávez.” The Musical Quarterly 22, no. 4 (1936): 435-45.

Wilkie, James. The Mexican Revolution: Federal Expenditure and Social Change Since 1910. Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 1967.