Bachelder, Marilyn Meyers. “Women in Music
Composition: Ruth Crawford Seeger, Peggy
Glanville-Hicks, and Vivian Fine.” Master of
Arts in Music thesis, Eastern Michigan University,
1975. Analysis of two of Fine’s compositions,
Sinfonia and Fugato and
Vivian Fine: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport,
Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2002. Judith Cody is a
widely published poet and composer who devoted ten
years to researching and compiling the wealth of
information in this comprehensive reference
Fuller, Sophie. The Pandora Guide to Women
Composers: Britain and the United States 1629 -
Present. London: HarperCollins, 1994.
Jones, Leslie. “The Solo Piano Music of
Vivian Fine,” Doctor of Musical Arts thesis,
University of Cincinnatti, 1994. Contains a
detailed analysis of Fine’s piano music as
well as discussion of other works. Available upon
request from firstname.lastname@example.org.
LePage, Jane Weiner. Women Composers,
Conductors, and Musicians of the Twentieth Century:
Selected Biographies: Vol. II. Metuchen, NJ:
The Scarecrow Press, 1983. Contains a lengthy
chapter on Fine.
Morton, Brian and Pamela Collins, ed.
Contemporary Composers. Chicago: St James
Press, 1992. Good summation of Fine’s
Nichols, Janet. Women Music Makers: An
Introduction to Women Composers. New York:
Walker and Co., 1992.
Pendle, Karin, ed. Women and Music: A
History, Second Edition. Bloomington: Indiana
University Press, 2001.
Tick, Judith. Ruth Crawford Seeger: A
Composer’s Search for American Music.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.
Interesting details of Fine’s friendship with
Von Gunden, Heidi.
The Music of Vivian Fine, Lanham,
Maryland: The Scarecrow Press, 1999. Heidi Von
Gunden is a renowned musicologist who teaches at
the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Her
book on Fine, an engrossing combination of lively
biography and musical analysis, received the ASCAP
Deems Taylor award in 2000.