Special Thanks

It takes a lot of people to make something like this happen. Below are just some of the people who have helped make this what it is by providing sources, translation help, granting access to instruments, discussions, brainstorming, encouragement, critiques, and granting permission to reuse their work. Thank you!


Dr. Han M. of Tennessee

Dr. R. Harris of London, UK

Dr. Zhuo S., China

Dr. D. Ferguson of New York

D. Badagnani of Ohio

Dr. M.S. of Florida

Yu X. of Shanghai, China

C. Chang of California

A. Butler of Texas

S. Yang of Massachusetts

C. Chan of Massachusetts

E. Teo of Massachusetts

E. Donkor of Washington

Rebecca L. of Washington

J. Guerci of Washington

D. Tang of Washington

Zhao B. of Washington

A. Yan of Washington

C. Ericson. of Washington

L. Gho of Arizona

L. Carlson of Minnesota


The University of Washington, in particular the School of Music and the Suzzallo and Allen libraries

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, in particular the helpful library staff

Florida State University and the helpful library staff

and Readers!

We can’t forget the many readers from all around the world! It’s the visits, questions, suggestions, and ideas that make my day. Keep those emails coming!

Some of these contributions have been minor. Some have been in the normal course of the person’s duties. Others have been extraordinary. Every person and institution on this list has contributed in a meaningful way. Thank you!