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Bibliographies

  • Jazz discography View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1896-
    General discography of all categories of recorded jazz, from 1896 to today. Covers all categories of jazz and other creative improvised music, including ... []
  • Bach Bibliography View Full RecordFree Resource
    An international listing of books, articles, research papers, theses and dissertations, websites,and other information about Johann Sebastian Bach. ... []
  • Bibliographie de civilisation médiévale View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1958-
    A comprehensive, current bibliography of monographs worldwide relating to the medieval period of the Western, Byzantine and Islamic world. Covers history, ... []
  • Doctoral dissertations in musicology View Full RecordFree ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: Description based on Nov. 6, 1997 version.
    Index to dissertations in progress and a bibliography of completed dissertations reported since mid-1995.
  • emusicquest View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Created from the former Music-in-Print series, this is a searchable online database of information about published music in print. Includes "Choral Music ... []
  • Information on music; View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUS ML 113 .M33 H23 1975
    Coverage: v.1-v.3
    This work is an older and less comprehensive work than Music Reference and Research Materials, but it has a wider scope of materials from which to choose. ... []
  • International directory of contemporary music. Instrumentation. View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUS ML 118 .I45
    Coverage: 1996/1997
    Includes complete lists of works by composers who have joined the Contemporary Music International Information Service arranged by medium of performance. ... []
  • Music reference and research materials : View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUS ML 113 .D83 1997
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 113 .D83 1997
    This work is the standard for research resources about music. Each item has an extensive annotation reviewing and rating the type of information included ... []
  • Orchestral music online View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    The online version of David Daniels's classic repertoire reference work used by conductors, orchestras, musicians, and musicologists. Information on more ... []
  • Oxford bibliographies online. Music View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    OBO Music offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on musicology and ethnomusicology. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. ... []
  • RILM abstracts of music literature, Retrospective (EBSCO) View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Coverage: -1966
    A bibliography of music articles, collections, and books published before 1967. Comprehensive coverage includes music-related articles published in conference ... []
  • RISM A/I, Einzeldrucke vor 1800 View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Includes the contents of the nine volumes that have been converted into a database and expanded with new entries from the supplementary volumes. Usage ... []
  • RISM. Series A/II. Music manuscripts after 1600 (EBSCO) View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    "an international, annotated bibliography, which aims to document the world's musical sources of manuscripts ... produced after 1600 ... found in over ... []

Biographies

  • Oxford music online View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides a single gateway to access cross-searchable, full-text Oxford music reference subscriptions and products, including Grove Music Online, Oxford ... []
  • Women composers and songwriters : a concise biographical dictionary View Full RecordFree Resource
    Call Number: REF GEN ML 105 .C593 1996
    Women composers and songwriters : a concise biographical dictionary / Gene Claghorn.--Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, c1996. This work lists only women ... []
  • Brockhaus Musik : View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 100 .B76 2001
    A superb and comprehensive dictionary of music (in German). Includes biographies of both major and some minor composers.
  • Classical Net View Full RecordFree Resource
    This index lists those composers for which there is a dedicated page at this site that may include a biography, recommended works, recommended recordings, ... []
  • Grosses Sängerlexikon / View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 105 .K83 1997
    Coverage: Bd.1-Bd.6
    This is the finest and most complete biographical index for singers of all ages. Although it is in German, the text is useful for everyone. ... []
  • Grove music online (see Oxford music online) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Provides a single gateway to access cross-searchable, full-text Oxford music reference subscriptions and products, including Grove Music Online, Oxford ... []
  • Internationaler biographischer Index der Musik : View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 105 .In96 1995
    Coverage: [Bd.]1-[Bd.]2
    In German. This is perhaps the most extensive index to short biographies about living musicians of all types.
  • Oxford companion to music (see Oxford music online) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Provides a single gateway to access cross-searchable, full-text Oxford music reference subscriptions and products, including Grove Music Online, Oxford ... []
  • Oxford dictionary of music (see Oxford music online) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Provides a single gateway to access cross-searchable, full-text Oxford music reference subscriptions and products, including Grove Music Online, Oxford ... []
  • Soviet composers View Full RecordFree Resource
    Composers who lived and worked in the former Soviet Union in the period 1918-1990 (Internet Edition compiled [privately] by Onno van Rijen). Entries include ... []

Dictionaries

  • Brockhaus Musik : View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 100 .B76 2001
    A superb and comprehensive dictionary of music (in German). Includes biographies of both major and some minor composers.
  • Canterbury dictionary of hymnology / View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    A resource for scholars of global hymnody, with information on the hymns of many countries and languages, and a strong emphasis on the historical as well ... []
  • Concise Oxford dictionary of music View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Grove book of opera singers View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record


  • Handwörterbuch der musikalischen Terminologie. View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 108 .E29
    Coverage: Ordner 1-Ordner 6
    In German. This work is issued in small segments, but each word, idea, or concept has an extended and highly scholarly description and definition. This ... []
  • IPA source View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides access to a growing collection of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and solo art songs. ... []
  • Music titles in translation : View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUS ML 111 .H7
    This work is an important guide to translating the title of a piece of music as you remember it into the "real" title.
  • Oxford companion to music View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Oxford companion to the American musical View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Oxford dictionary of music / View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Popular titles and subtitles of musical compositions / View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 113 .B39 P663 1975
    This work is an important guide to translating the title of a piece of music as you remember it into the "real" title.
  • Terminorum musicae index septem linguis redactus = View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 108 .T4 1978
    This work is very useful for translating any musical term to English or for finding the equivalent of a term in English. Compares terms in Latin, German, ... []
  • Who married Figaro? View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Women composers and songwriters : a concise biographical dictionary View Full RecordFree Resource
    Call Number: REF GEN ML 105 .C593 1996
    Women composers and songwriters : a concise biographical dictionary / Gene Claghorn.--Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, c1996. This work lists only women ... []
  • World biographical index of music : composers, conductors, instrumentalists and singers View Full RecordFree Resource
    Call Number: MUSRF ML 105 .In96 1995
    Internationaler biographischer Index der Musik :Komponisten, Dirigenten, Instrumentalisten und Sänger = World biographical index of music : composers, ... []

Directories

  • Baxter's violin and bow makers database View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB GEN ML 802 .B39 2002
    Contains fully searchable information including names, dates, places, and values as well as information about viola, cello, doublebass, early Lute, viol, ... []
  • Canadian pop music encyclopedia View Full RecordFree Resource
    The Canadian pop music encyclopedia For Canadian popular music, by the same people who created the Encyclopedia of music in Canada ... []
  • emusicquest View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Created from the former Music-in-Print series, this is a searchable online database of information about published music in print. Includes "Choral Music ... []
  • International directory of contemporary music. Instrumentation. View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUS ML 118 .I45
    Coverage: 1996/1997
    Includes complete lists of works by composers who have joined the Contemporary Music International Information Service arranged by medium of performance. ... []
  • RISM A/I, Einzeldrucke vor 1800 View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Includes the contents of the nine volumes that have been converted into a database and expanded with new entries from the supplementary volumes. Usage ... []

Encyclopedias

  • Oxford music online View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides a single gateway to access cross-searchable, full-text Oxford music reference subscriptions and products, including Grove Music Online, Oxford ... []
  • Classical music reference library View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music, in a unified online database. Included are ... Baker's Dictionary of Music, ... []
  • African American music reference View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Provides access to "... text reference, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies which chronicle the diverse ... []
  • Classical scores library View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Volume 1
    Volume 2
    "... database of classical scores, representing the major composers output, spanning all genres and time periods from the Western classical canon." "... ... []
  • Garland encyclopedia of world music online View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Music research of all the world's peoples. Searchable full text of the 10-volume print encyclopedia (originally published in 1997). Provides overview of ... []
  • Smithsonian global sound for libraries View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Online music audio collection "produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, ... a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural ... []
  • Brockhaus Musik : View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 100 .B76 2001
    A superb and comprehensive dictionary of music (in German). Includes biographies of both major and some minor composers.
  • Canadian pop music encyclopedia View Full RecordFree Resource
    The Canadian pop music encyclopedia For Canadian popular music, by the same people who created the Encyclopedia of music in Canada ... []
  • Encyclopedia of music in Canada View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    The National Library of Canada presents an online version of the 1992 second edition of "The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada." The encyclopedia is offered ... []
  • Encyclopedia of popular music View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "... all genres and periods of popular music from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music. ... []
  • Encyclopedia of popular music View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Grove book of operas View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Grove music online (see Oxford music online) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Provides a single gateway to access cross-searchable, full-text Oxford music reference subscriptions and products, including Grove Music Online, Oxford ... []
  • Handwörterbuch der musikalischen Terminologie. View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 108 .E29
    Coverage: Ordner 1-Ordner 6
    In German. This work is issued in small segments, but each word, idea, or concept has an extended and highly scholarly description and definition. This ... []
  • Index of Gregorian chant View Full RecordFree Resource
    Call Number: MUSRF GEN ML 102 .C45B8 REF GEN ML 102 .C45B8
    An index of Gregorian chant / compiled by John R. Bryden and David G. Hughes.--Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1969.--2 v REF GEN ML 102 .C45B8 MUSRF ... []
  • Oxford companion to music (see Oxford music online) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Provides a single gateway to access cross-searchable, full-text Oxford music reference subscriptions and products, including Grove Music Online, Oxford ... []
  • Oxford dictionary of music (see Oxford music online) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Provides a single gateway to access cross-searchable, full-text Oxford music reference subscriptions and products, including Grove Music Online, Oxford ... []
  • Worship music : a concise dictionary View Full RecordFree Resource
    Call Number: REF GEN ML 102 .C5W67 2000
    Worship music : a concise dictionary / Edward Foley, editor ; Mark Bangert ... [et al.], consultants.--Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, 2000. ... []

Guides and finding aids

  • Information on music; View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUS ML 113 .M33 H23 1975
    Coverage: v.1-v.3
    This work is an older and less comprehensive work than Music Reference and Research Materials, but it has a wider scope of materials from which to choose. ... []
  • Music titles in translation : View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUS ML 111 .H7
    This work is an important guide to translating the title of a piece of music as you remember it into the "real" title.
  • Popular titles and subtitles of musical compositions / View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 113 .B39 P663 1975
    This work is an important guide to translating the title of a piece of music as you remember it into the "real" title.

Handbooks and manuals

  • Music reference and research materials : View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUS ML 113 .D83 1997
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 113 .D83 1997
    This work is the standard for research resources about music. Each item has an extensive annotation reviewing and rating the type of information included ... []

Reviews (book, film, etc.)

  • Academic search premier (EBSCO) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceINSPIRE ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1975-
    "multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles."--Provider description. ... []
  • Expanded academic ASAP View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1980-
    Provides indexing, abstracts, and selected full text for 3,500+ scholarly journals and general interest periodicals embracing all academic disciplines ... []
  • Music reference and research materials : View Full RecordND Catalog Record
    Call Number: HESB MUS ML 113 .D83 1997
    Call Number: HESB MUSRF ML 113 .D83 1997
    This work is the standard for research resources about music. Each item has an extensive annotation reviewing and rating the type of information included ... []