International Bibliography of Discographies

The International Bibliography of Discographies (IBD) is a searchable e-resource containing entries for current and historical works of discography. The focus is on commercial published recordings, but discographies of unpublished recordings, transcription discs and field recordings are also included in the bibliography. In the IBD you will find label, artist, genre and national discographies in multiple languages and formats (books, articles, CD-ROMs, PDFs, websites, databases), as well as record label catalogs. Our objective is to give researchers and collectors one resource for finding information about published discographies, and also, when available, unpublished work in progress. The IBD was created in 2017 by the Discography Committee of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA), and it is now a collaborative project with individual and institutional contributors around the world.

Each entry in the IBD corresponds to one work of discography, whether originally a print journal article or a large online database. Commercial record catalogs currently appear alongside discographies, though they will likely be moved to a separate section eventually. Each discography entry includes title, author, publication date and a note about availability (or a link to an online version) on the initial results page. The title for each entry also serves as a link to more detailed information and an annotation about each discography or catalog. We have created a Digital Discography Collection at the Internet Archive to store discographies that contributors or members of our team have digitized as part of the IBD project.

Entries with digital copies at the Internet Archive show this logo:

Click here for more information on the project, including: 1) directions on how to contribute new entries to the IBD, or submit digital versions to the team; 2) a link to the Internet Archive collection; and 3) a collaborative spreadsheet of periodicals relating to discography. Work was supported by International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives, Harvard University and the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic (DKRVO 2018/47, National Museum, 00023272).


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Title Author(s) Publication Year Availability/Digital versionsort descending
American Record Company, Hawthorne & Sheble and International Record Co Bryant, William R.; Sutton, Alan; 2015
Phonography Cylinder Histories 2 Andrews, Frank 2011
New Catalogue of Historical Records, 1898-1908/09 Bauer, Robert 1947
Leeds & Catlin Records Bryant, William R.; Sutton, Alan; 2015
A history of marketing of sound recordings in Britain,1890-1903 Andrews, Frank 2012
American celebrity recordings, 1900-1925 Morton Moses, Julian 1993
American Stage Performers Discography, 1891-1932 Sutton, Alan 2007
Phonograph Cylinder Histories 4 Andrews, Frank 2012
Első Magyar Hanglemezgyár - Premier Record Marton, Gyula dr.; Bajnai, Klára dr.; 2008
His Master’s Voice / La Voce del Padrone : The Italian Catalogue : A Complete Numerical Catalogue of Italian Gramophone Recordings made from 1898 to 1929 in Italy and elsewhere by The Gramophone Company Ltd. Kelly, Alan 1988
The Victor Discography: Red Seals, Vol 1 - Single-Sided Series, 1903-1925 Bolig, John Richard 2006
Berliner gramophone records in America Charosh, Paul 2012
Phonograph Cylinder Histories 5 Andrews, Frank 2012
Magyar jazzdiszkográfia 1905-2000. Hungarian Jazz Discography 1905-2000 Simon, Géza Gábor 2005
Der Phonographische Ernst Busch Busch, Ernst; Leenders, Ben; Meyer-Rähnitz, Bern 2005
The Columbia Master Book Discography (4 volumes) Brooks, Tim; Rust, Brian; 1999
The Victor Red Seal Discography, Vol. 2 (Double-Sided Issues to 1930) Bolig, John Richard 2007
Bell & Arto Records Bryant, William R.; Record Research Associates; Sutton, Alan 2014
Homophon & Homochord records in the United Kingdom Andrews, Frank; Dean-Myatt, Bill; 2013
Die "Ewige Freundin" Meyer-Rähnitz, Bernd; Oehme, Frank; Schütte, Joachim 2006
His Master's Voice / La Voix de Son Maitre : The French Catalogue : a Complete Numerical Catalogue of French Gramophone Recordings made from 1898 to 1929 in France and elsewhere by the Gramophone Company Ltd. Kelly, Alan 1990
The Bluebird Discography, Volume 1 Bolig, John R. 2015
Jean 'Django' Reinhardt Vernon, Paul 2003
Phonograph Cylinder Histories 6 Andrews, Frank; Harrison, Keith; 2013
London-Label-Lexicon Bloemeke, Rudiger; Hartig, Heinz Gunter; Schlieck, Ulrich 2014
Billy Williams Andrews, Frank; Bayly, Ernie; 1982
His Master's Voice / Die Stimme seines Herrn : The German Catalogue : a Complete Numerical Catalogue of German Gramophone Recordings made from 1898 to 1929 in Germany, Austria, and elsewhere by The Gramophone Company Ltd Kelly, Alan 1994
Emerson Records Bryant, William R.; Sutton, Allan; 2013
Dixonia Young, Ben 1998
The Edison Four Minute Cylinder in Britain - RS26 The Edison Four Minute Cylinder in Britain Andrews, Frank; Wood-Wooley, Tim; 2013
L'intera discografia italiana dell'etichetta Morini, Augusto; Maiotti, Maurizio 2007
His Master's Voice / De stem van zijn meester : The Dutch Catalogue : a Complete Numerical Catalogue of Dutch and Belgian Gramophone Recordings made from 1900 to 1929 in Holland, Belgium, and elsewhere by the Gramophone Company Ltd. Kelly, Alan; Klöters, Jacques 1997
Montgomery Ward Records Sutton, Alan 2008?
The London Sonora Band & The Vienna Sonora Band Rainer E. Lotz 1984
Imperial Records Andrews, Frank; Dean-Myatt, Bill; 2014
Indestructible and U-S Everlasting Cylinders Nauck III, Kurt R.; Sutton, Allan; 2011
Edison Blue Amberol Records Sutton, Alan 2005
Die Joe Wick Story Rainer E. Lotz; Horst J. P. Bergmeier; 1987
Parlophone Odeon Series Andrews, Frank; Smith, Michael; -
The Lindström project Gronow, Pekka [ed.]; Hofer, Christiane [ed.]; Wonneberg, Frank [ed.] 2015
The London American Legend McKee, David M. 2004
Deutsche National-Discographie Lotz, Rainer E.; Weggen, Axel; 2006
New York Philharmonic: The Authorized Recordings, 1917-2005 North, James 2006
Eddie Dittke and his Boys Rainer E. Lotz 1979
Nicole Record Kinnear, Michael 2001
Andre Kostelanetz on Records and on the Air North, James 2011
New York Recording Laboratories Matrix Series van Rijn, Guido; van der Tuuk, Alex; 2012
Blues and Gospel Records, 1890-1943 Dixon, Robert M. W.; Godrich, John; Rye, Howard 1997
Billy Bartholomew Horst J. P. Bergmeier; Rainer E. Lotz; 1985
His Master’s Voice Recordings, BD series 10” Magneta Label 78rpm Smith, Michael; Andrews, Frank; 2007

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