Where do I start? These lists of books are specially selected by our Librarians.
Learn an Instrument:
Learn how to play some of the most popular instruments using the Free Library of Philadelphia’s materials for beginners.
Drums, Percussion, and Wind Instruments:
Learn to bang out rhythms on a drum kit or other percussion instrument, make a saxophone or harmonica cry or sing, or master the sweet sounds of the flute or clarinet.
French Music Booklist:
In the early years of the 20th Century, Paris was the cultural capitol of the world and la musique francaise was exemplified by composers such as Debussy, Ravel, Satie, and the group of composers known as Les Six. Here are a few books that chronicle that wonderful period of artistic explosion.
The Hip Hop Generation:
You love the music, but how well do you really know hip hop? Start your education with these books from the Free Library.