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 The focus is on commercial published recordings, but discographies of unpublished recordings, transcription discs and field recordings are also included in the bibliography.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and collectors one resource for finding information about published discographies, and also, when available, unpublished work in progress.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).


Displaying 201 - 250 of 690. Click on a title for full details. Click a column header to sort.
Title Author(s) Publication Yearsort descending Availability/Digital version
Nicolai Gedda: my life & art Gedda, Nicolai 1999
Zonophone Andrews, Frank; Bayly, Ernie; 1999
Catalogue of HMV “B” Series Records Andrews, Frank; Bayly, Ernie; 2000
The "Cinch " Record (September 1913-January 1916) Badrock, Arthur; Andrews, Frank; 2000
Deutsche National-Discographie Lotz, Rainer E.; Roller, Walter; 2000
Jacques HIGELIN Lesueur, Daniel 2000
The Parlophone twelve inches diameter E.10000 catalogue series Andrews, Frank; Smith, Michael; 2000
Seltene Plattenmarken. Teil 1: Domino Record Lotz, Rainer E. 2001
Vorbei – Dokumentation jüdischen Musiklebens in Berlin 1933-38/Beyond Recall – A Record of Jewish musical life in Nazi Berlin 1933-1938 Bergmeier, Horst; Eisler, Eyal; Lotz, Rainer E. 2001
Deutsche National-Discographie Lotz, Rainer E.; Weggen, Axel; Zwarg, Christian 2001
Nicole Record Kinnear, Michael 2001
Brunswick Records Laird, Ross 2001
Emma Lou Diemer: A Bio-Bibliography Schlegel, Ellen Grolman 2001
The Blue Note Label Cuscuna, Michael; Ruppli, Michel; 2001
Columbia 10" records 1904-30 Andrews, Frank 2001
Seltene Plattenmarken. Teil 3: Phonola Lotz, Rainer E. 2002
Columbia Graphophone Company Limited English celebrity series & 10 inch and 12 inch D, LB, L and LX series, YB, RO and ROX series, D-40,000 series Smith, Michael; Andrews, Frank; 2002
Online Discography: Lukraphon Rainer E. Lotz 2002
Paramount Records Discography Mills Music Library, UW-Madison 2002
Seltene Plattenmarken. Teil 2: Deutsch-Amerikanische Grammophon- und Phonographen-Niederlage, Düsseldorf Lotz, Rainer E. 2002
Deutsche National-Discographie Büttner, Heinz; Krüger, Klaus; Lotz, Rainer E.; Zwarg, Christian 2002
A Fonotipia fragmentia Andrews, Frank 2002
George Crumb: A Bio-Bibliography Cohen, David 2002
Columbia Graphophone Company “DB” series Andrews, Frank; Hayes, Jim; 2003
Jean 'Django' Reinhardt Vernon, Paul 2003
Polyphon, Klingsor and Pilot records Andrews, Frank; Armfield, Colin; 2003
Deutsche National-Discographie Englund, Björn; Goessel, Gabriel; Lotz, Rainer E. 2003
Columbia Graphophone Company, FB Prefixed Series 10” Andrews, Frank; Smith, Michael; 2004
Artiphon Zwarg, Christian 2004
Edison (Diamond Discs) Zwarg, Christian 2004
Odeon (incl. Fonotipia) Zwarg, Christian 2004
Country Music Records Russell, Tony; Pinson, Bob; 2004
His Master's Voice Andrews, Frank; Smith, Michael; 2004
Deutsche National-Discographie Lotz, Rainer E.; Roller, Walter; 2004
Association Phonique des Grands Artistes (APGA) Zwarg, Christian 2004
Edison (Phonographenwalzen) Zwarg, Christian 2004
Edison-Bell (Phonographenwalzen) Zwarg, Christian 2004
International Zon-O-Phone Zwarg, Christian 2004
The London American Legend McKee, David M. 2004
Lecuona y sus intérpretes, catálogo discográfico Reyes Fortún, José 2005
Tenor Vilhelm Herold Indspilninger fra 1899-1914 Aagaard, René 2005
The complete catalogue of Columbia cylinder records Andrews, Frank et al 2005
Magyar jazzdiszkográfia 1905-2000. Hungarian Jazz Discography 1905-2000 Simon, Géza Gábor 2005
Lili Marleen an allen Fronten: Ein Lied geht um die Welt. Das Lied, seine Zeit, seine Interpreten, seine Botschaften Bergmeier, Horst; Kühn, Volker; Lotz, Rainer E. 2005
Edison Blue Amberol Records Sutton, Alan 2005
Der Phonographische Ernst Busch Busch, Ernst; Leenders, Ben; Meyer-Rähnitz, Bern 2005
Deutsche National-Discographie Lotz, Rainer E.; Weggen, Axel; Wurl, Oliver; Zwarg, Christian 2005
The Complete Regal Catalogue Badrock, Arthur; Andrews, Frank; 2005 [1991]
Enrico Caruso – Label collection Aagaard, René 2005-09 (uploaded 2014)
New York Philharmonic: The Authorized Recordings, 1917-2005 North, James 2006

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