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James R. Anthony. French Baroque Music from Beaujoyeulx to Rameau. B. T. Batsford. 1978. 458pp. Also a revised edition in 1997 by Hal Leonard Corporation, 586pp.

Lawrence Archbold; William J. Peterson (editor). French Organ Music: From the Revolution to Franck and Widor. University of Rochester Press. 1995. 323pp.

Pierre Bernac. The Interpretation of French Song. W. W. Norton. 1978. 326pp.

Malcolm Boyd (editor). Music and the French Revolution. Cambridge University Press. 2008. 344pp.

Isabelle Cazeaux. French Music in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries. Praeger. 1975. 312pp.

Jeffrey Cooper. The Rise of Instrumental Music and Concert Series in Paris, 1828-1871. UMI Research Press. 1983. 387pp.

Martin Cooper. French Music: From the Death of Berlioz to the Death of Fauré. Oxford University Press. 1951. 239pp.

Tili Boon Cuillé. Narrative Interludes: Musical Tableaux in Eighteenth-Century French Texts. University of Toronto Press. 2006. 284pp.

Hugh Dauncey; Steve Cannon (editor). Popular Music in France from Chanson to Techno: Culture, Identity, and Society. Ashgate Publishing. 2003. 282pp.

Katharine Ellis. Interpreting the Musical Past: Early Music in Nineteenth-Century France. Oxford University Press. 2005. 298pp.

Mark Everist. French Motets in the Thirteenth Century: Music, Poetry and Genre. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 213pp.

Jane F. Fulcher. French Cultural Politics & Music: From the Dreyfus Affair to the First World War. Oxford University Press. 1999. 291pp.

Jane F. Fulcher. The Composer As Intellectual: Music and Ideology in France, 1914-1940. Oxford University Press. 2005. 473pp.

Bruce Gustafson; David Fuller. A Catalogue of French Harpsichord Music, 1699-1780. Oxford University Press. 1990. 446pp.

Arthur Hervey. French Music in the XIXth Century. London: Grant Richards. 1903. 270pp.

Jeffrey H. Jackson. Making Jazz French: Music and Modern Life in Interwar Paris. Duke University Press. 2003. 266pp.

David Ledbetter. Harpsichord and Lute Music in 17th-Century France. Macmillan. 1987. 194pp.

Arthur Ware Locke. Music and the Romantic Movement in France. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.. 1920. 184pp.

Roger Nichols. The Harlequin Years: Music in Paris, 1917-1929. University of California Press. 2003. 288pp.

Frits Noske. Translated by Rita Benton. French Song from Berlioz to Duparc: The Origin and Development of the Mélodie. Dover Publications. 1988. 454pp.

Patricia M. Ranum. The Harmonic Orator: The Phrasing and Rhetoric of the Melody in French Baroque Airs. Pendragon Press. 2001. 496pp.

Boris Schwarz. French Instrumental Music Between the Revolutions (1789-1830). Da Capo Press. 1987. 303pp.

Richard Langham Smith; Caroline Potter (editor). French Music Since Berlioz. Ashgate Publishing. 2006. 363pp.

Regina M. Sweeney. Singing Our Way to Victory: French Cultural Politics and Music During the Great War. Wesleyan University Press. 2001. 355pp.

Kate Van Orden. Music, Discipline, and Arms in Early Modern France. University of Chicago Press. 2005. 322pp.

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