Music: Reflection on the Times

Here are just a sampling of the various books available through the Melrose Public Library that may be of interest for the next MPL History Book Club discussion. Click on a book cover to view the book entry in the library catalog.

Once in the record you can request the book by clicking Place Hold and submitting.

September Topic: Music: Reflection on the Times

September Meeting Date: Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 7:00pm – In Person & Zoom


Music in American Society 1776-1976: From Puritan Hymn to Synthesizer

Edited by George McCue


Rags and Ragtime: A Musical History

By David A. Jasen and Trebor Jay Tichenor

Swing Changes: Big-Band Jazz in New Deal America

By David W. Stowe