Recommended library and web resources for the study of Music.
Last Updated: Jan 31, 2013
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- Oxford Music Online
A great resource for background information on musicians and musical topics. Includes full-text for the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music. Also includes selected entries from The New Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd ed.
- Classical Music Library
Provides online streaming access to more than 4,000 albums and 60,000 tracks of classical music recordings from respected labels. Recordings are selected for inclusion in consultation with widely recognized authorities in the field. Access restricted to current WOU students, faculty, and staff.
- Classical Scores Library
Includes the full-text of more than 20,000 classical scores from both in-copyright and public domain editions. Contains works by all major Western classical composers spanning time periods from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Download scores in PDF format. The database also includes direct links to audio tracks for works that are available in the associated Classical Music Library database. Access restricted to current WOU students, faculty and staff.
- Music Index
Find articles published in hundreds
of international music journals covering history, forms and types of music, and instruments, including electronic instruments and computer produced music. Covers articles published since the 1970s. For articles published between 1949 and the 1970s, consult the print version of Music Index
shelved in our Reference collection.
- Internet for Music
A free online tutorial that seeks to help students learn how to make discerning use of the Internet to find information for coursework and assignments.
News and free downloads from the publisher of the Classical Music Library and Classical Scores Library databases.
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