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Music

Databases
Article Research
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
Index and abstracts of articles, books, dissertations, conferences, and other literature on music. more information

Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
Index and cited references for articles in the arts and humanities. more information

Digital Media
Naxos Music Library
Please remember click on the red Logout button when you are done using this database! Naxos Music Library is a comprehensive collection of online classical music, offering over 85,000 tracks. Music is available for listening at a library computer using headphones or from any computer on campus connected to the network. more information

Neue Mozart-Ausgabe/Digital Mozart
Digitized collection of more than 600 Mozart’s works, including: symphonies and arias (over 24,000 pages of music).

Reference Books
Electronic Titles
Brazilian Music: Northeastern Traditions and the Heartbeat of a Modern Nation
This reference book covers the historical and cultural impact of the musical tradition of northeastern Brazil. Photographs of instruments, musicians, costumes and instrument construction diagrams are also included.

Hip Hop Culture
This reference books details the Hip Hop culture from its beginnings in the late 1960s to now including how hip-hop has effected popular culture in the United States and globally.

The Music of European Nationalism: Cultural Identity and Modern History
This reference books provides an introduction to the influence of folk, classical, and popular music on nationalism throughout Europe

Oxford Reference, Performing Arts
Full text reference books on dance, music, opera, and theater. Titles include: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, The Oxford Companion to Music, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera, and Who's Who in Opera. more information

Print Titles
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (REF ML 100 .N48 2001)
Twenty-nine-volume resource providing information on composers, performers, scholars and theorists, patrons, terminology, genres, history, important locations, and much more. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Music (REF ML 105 .B16 1992)
Contains biographical information on composers, performers, conductors, music critics, musicologists, and more.

World Chronology of Music History (REF ML 161 .E4)
Six-volume resource chronologically listing births and deaths of musicians, performances and works, historical information, music-related events, and more.

American Song (REF ML 128 .M78 .B6)
Two-volume resource. Volume 1 covers Broadway, off-Broadway, regional, and nightclub shows from 1900 to 1984. Volume 2 contains a song index and a personnel index.

The New Grove Dictionary of American Music (REF ML 101 .U6 .N48)
Four-volume resource containing information on American music, including American instruments, composers, performers, types of music, musical institutions, and more. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (REF ML 102 .J3 N48 2001)
Three-volume resource containing entries on jazz musicians from around the world, jazz in films, types of jazz, jazz festivals, jazz institutions, and more. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

The Oxford Dictionary of Opera (REF ML 102 .O6. W37)
Covers a wide variety of key opera terms, singers, specific operas, composers, groups, and more.

Journals
Current Print Titles
AMS Newsletter
Clavier
Instrumentalist
Journal of the American Musicological Society
Perspectives of New Music

Full Text Titles in the Electronic Journal Center
Fine and Performing Arts title list

Web Sites
ASCAP: The American Society of Composers, Arrangers, and Publishers
ASCAP is a membership association of over 200,000 U.S. composers, songwriters, lyricists, and music publishers of every kind of music.

American Musicological Society
The American Musicological Society was founded in 1934 as a non-profit organization to advance research in the various fields of music as a branch of learning and scholarship.

The Classical Music Archives
Can't get enough music? This is the largest classical music site on the web: 31,567 full length classical music files by 1,915 composers. Listen to 5 files per day for FREE.

Classical and Opera Music Used in Movies
Find out what classical or opera music was in what movie. Browse my movie title or composer.

I Hear America Singing
Provides access to a wide variety of resources in American music, including audio recordings, photographs, scores, sheet music, letters, films, maps, and more.

Internet Resources for Music Scholars
Excellent website maintained by Harvard’s Loeb Music Library. Contains links to music databases, digital music collections, music information meta-sites, organizations and societies, music libraries, and more.

Librarians' Internet Index: Music
Browse or search this librarian-created web directory.

The National Association for Music Education - MENC
To advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all.

Operabase
Operabase has documented operatic activity worldwide since 1996, with over 145,000 performances on file. It records the work of artists in over 600 theatres, and publishes season information to opera-goers in seven languages.

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