Thursday, January 26, 2012 'Dominique-Rene de Lerma donates Coleridge-Taylor bibliography to SCTF website'

[Photo: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Foundation]

We welcome this news of our friends at, and we look forward to linking the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor page at to the new Bibliography:

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Foundation
Hilary Burrage January 26, 2012
"In a hugely significant step towards realising our intention to bring Coleridge-Taylor’s life and works to public attention as he deserves, the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Foundation is delighted to announce that the distinguished American researcher and scholar Dr. Dominique-Rene de Lerma has generously entrusted us with publication on our website of his extensive bibliography and general reference point for documents and other material relating to Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.

"You will find Dr. de Lerma’s entire list on this website, under the menu entitled Bibliography. A brief biography of Dominique-Rene de Lerma is attached below.  Whilst of course Dr. de Lerma retains copyright of his list, he has also indicated that he will welcome additions (and / or corrections) to enhance it, as our knowledge and experience of Coleridge-Taylor develops.

"The SCT Foundation is enormously grateful to Dominique-Rene de Lerma for his generosity and we look forward to working with him and the whole ‘SCT community’ to take this work forward."

Biographical note (from the Columbia Center for Black Music Research,  Chicago)
"Dominique-René de Lerma (1928– ) is a prominent, pioneering scholar in black music research. After a career as a performing oboist, de Lerma received a PhD in musicology from Indiana University in 1958. Subsequently he taught at Indiana University (1963–1976), at Morgan State University (1976–1990), and at Peabody Conservatory (1983–1990). He served as Director of the Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College Chicago from 1990 to 1993. Currently, he teaches at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. De Lerma is the author of several books, including the four-volume Bibliography of Black Music (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1981)."

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