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Welcome to the research guide for Music

If you'd like assistance with research in music, or help finding books, CDs, scores, DVDs, articles, and online resources, please contact me-- I love questions!

This guide is a work in progress, and I welcome your suggestions to improve it. 

Carol

Oxford Music Online

The most authoritative and extensive encyclopedia for music is Grove Music Online,

now available through Oxford Music Online.

Gateway to Grove Music Online and other Oxford music reference works,

with more than 20,000 subject entries and 30,000 biographies, covering all genres of music.

Featured Library Resources for Music

RILM

Citations and abstracts for significant writings on music: journal articles, conference proceedings, Festschrifts, books & dissertations, 1967 to present

 

Naxos Music Library

Classical and world music in streaming audio. Comprehensive, including most of the classical repertoire—over one million tracks from Naxos, Chandos, EMI, Nonesuch, and hundreds of other labels. Free mobile app available.

Music Encyclopedia

Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online

A comprehensive encyclopedia devoted to music of all the world's peoples. Available via the Boston Public Library; first-time users must register online with the BPL for an eCard, which is good for two years.

 

Encyclopedia of Popular Music

On popular music of all genres and periods, updated quarterly. Available via the Boston Public Library; first-time users must register online with the BPL for an eCard, which is good for two years.

Your Librarian

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Carol Lubkowski
Contact:
Office: Music Library, Jewett Art Center
Phone: 781-283-2076
Subjects:Music