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Music in Sweden and Swedish America

This guide is for anyone looking to conduct research on Swedish and Swedish American music using Swenson Center resources.


Some book sources to get you started. This is not an exhaustive list!


Tradition and progress in Swedish music.

                Musikrevy, 1973.


Swedish music past and present

                Musikrevy, 1967.


Musical life in Sweden

                Roth, Lena, 1987.


Songs from Sweden: shaping pop culture in a globalized music industry.

                Ola Johansson, 2021.


The Jenny Lind melodist: containing the Swedish ballads, melodies and operatic gems as sung by mad'lle Jenny Lind.

                Lind, Jenny, 18--?


Swedish hymns: and the stories behind them

                Harling, Per, 2016.


In tune with tradition: Wisconsin folk musical instruments

                Leary, James P.; Teske, Robert Thomas.; 1990.


Sunday School book: containing liturgy and hymns for the Sunday School.

                Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1903.