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Music

 

1. Academic search complete.

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Indexes journals from multiple disciplines. Includes the full text of articles from many publishers, and links to full text options for other articles.

 

2. Classical music library

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Streaming audio music database of more than 20,000 tracks sourced from leading classical music recording labels and major artists. The music is cross-referenced to biographies, liner notes and links to external databases such as New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Downloading of tracks is possible, as well, but for a fee.

 

3. Classical scores library

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Collection of important classical music scores, manuscripts, and unpublished material. Provides for textual searching by various criteria.

 

4. Concise Oxford dictionary of music

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Based on the Oxford Dictionary of Music, this searchable database contains entries on musical terms, works, composers, librettists, musicians, singers, and orchestras. Also includes descriptions of musical instruments and their histories.

 

5. Dartmouth Jewish sound archive

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Jewish humor in many languages, Yiddish folk songs, Yiddish theater, Ladino songs, Israeli folk songs, Chassidic nigunim, Cantorial performances, religious services, children's holiday stories, classical music by Jewish composers or performers, historical recordings, radio shows and documentaries.

 

6. DRAM

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Streaming audio music database of sound recordings documenting American music largely ignored by the commercial recording companies. Works can be browsed by work, album or track titles, as well as by artist roles, and date of recording and compositions. Some biographical and role information are provided for artists.

 

7. Garland encyclopedia of world music online

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Comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. Each volume contains an overview of a geographic region, a survey of its musical heritage, and a description of specific musical genres, practices, and performances. Articles include detailed photographs that show musicians, musical instruments, and the cultural context of dances, rituals, and ceremonies.

 

8. Grove dictionary of music and musicians

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Online version of the New Grove dictionary of music and musicians (2nd ed., 2001), the primary music encyclopedia in the field of music, with updates. Part of a suite of music resources in Grove music online and Oxford music online.

 

9. Grove music online.

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The leading online resource for music research, offering the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition (2002), as well as all subsequent updates and emendations. The cornerstone of Oxford Music Online, a subscription to Grove Music Online also includes The Oxford Companion to Music (2002) and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition (revised 2006), both titles supplementing Grove's more extensive coverage with content geared toward undergraduates and general users.

 

10. Humanities abstracts

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Cites articles from more than 350 English-language periodicals in the fields of archaeology and classical studies, art and photography, folklore, general scholarship, history, journalism and communications, language and literature, literary and political criticism, music and performing arts, philosophy, and religion and theology.

 

11. International index to music periodicals

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Provides thesaurus-controlled indexing and abstracts to more than 350 music periodicals from 1996 forward. Also provides author/title-keyword access to 130 titles dating as far back as 1874. International coverage includes nearly all aspects of the world of music.

 

12. Jazz music library

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Most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online, including more than 5,000 albums and more than 60,000 tracks, growing regularly.

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