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Music Index covers international music periodicals and covers all styles and genres of music. It focuses on peer-reviewed publications, and also cites book reviews, obituaries, new periodicals, as well as news and articles about music, musicians, and the music industry.
Music Periodicals Database
Formerly titled International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text (IIMPFT), the Music Database contains detailed abstracts and full text content of articles in music publications from both peer-reviewed and popular sources.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
Use RILM to discover writings on music from a variety of resources, including journals, essay collections, dissertations, books, reference materials. Coverage includes diverse topics ranging from hip hop to Handel, from ethnomusicology to music therapy, and from elementary music education to advanced music theory.
A large collection of full-text interdisciplinary scholarly journals and books, with journal content, often extending to the first volume of a periodical. Auraria Library supplies access to these JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences; Life Sciences, Biological Sciences; and the Health & General Sciences Collection.
Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online (Oxford University Press) includes Grove Music Online (full text of the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition; The New Grove Dictionary of Opera; and the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz), the Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Oxford Companion to Music. Includes streaming videos with commentary and samples of music.
RISM: Repertoire International des Sources Musicales
RISM is a search engine for musical manuscripts, printed music, writings on music theory, and libretti. It searches collections that are housed in libraries, archives, monasteries, schools and private collections. Each record provides details on what a manuscript or other piece contains and and where it is held. The records provide contact information for institutions holding each item so that users may request access.
Rock's Backpages: The Online Library of Music Journalism
RBP is a monster database of rock journalism online. It is an archive of legendary interviews, classic features, and groundbreaking reviews by the best rock writers of all time. Interviews and reviews cover thousands of artists from Elvis Presley to Eminem, the Rolling Stones to the Stone Roses, and AC/DC to Amy Winehouse. Both popular and obscure artists get their due here. Enjoy!
Major indexing and abstracting database covering psychology, social work, educational psychology, and related disciplines.
Streaming Music Databases
A collection of information about opera and operatic arias. The Database includes translations for many arias and provides access to a collection of operatic MIDI files to give visitors an idea of what each aria sounds like. Currently, the Database holds information on the complete operatic aria collections of Mozart, Verdi, Berlioz, Wagner, and Puccini as well as the partial collections of over 50 other composers.
Naxos Music Library (streaming audio)
Naxos Music Library (NML) is an online music library offering streaming access to classical, jazz, and world music labels including BIS, Chandos, CPO, Haenssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Vanguard Classics, VOX, Naxos, ARC, Celestial Harmonies and others. It also contains film music, nostalgia, classic and contemporary rock content as well as spoken word (radio shows), and nature sounds (see the classical genre list). Users can create playlists. Please log out using the following process: Click the red "Log-out" button at the top of the "Browse / Search" page. Then, close the browser.
Vocal Music Resources
IPA Source was developed to benefit singers, teachers, and all those interested in the correct and knowledgeable performance of vocal literature. It provides the largest collection of literal translations and International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions on the web. The goal of IPA Source is to promote the comprehension and accurate pronunciation of foreign language texts in art song and opera in order that the singer may imbue each syllable with the appropriate emotional content.
Data on Music Sales
MusicID: Music Industry Data
Music Industry Data provides statistics and commentary on the impact of music across countries and cultures. It enables evidence-based research across all genres from pop to classical, jazz and world music.