The Sofia Discovery search tool is a great place to begin your search for information about BIPOC musicians and musical traditions. The search tool provides access to a wide range of sources in both print and electronic formats, including books, articles, music scores, recordings, videos, and archival materials.
Searching by name
Enter the name of the composer or musician into a general keyword search to discover sources either by or about the individual.
Suggested Subject Headings
To search by subject heading in the Sofia search tool, go to "Advanced Search" and choose "Subject" from the dropdown menu.
Below are examples of some useful subject headings. Click on the hyperlinked subject headings to access the search results directly.