• Information on composers, instruments, and musical topics.

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  • When completed this library will include 400,000 pages of scores for classical music, both copyrighted and public-domain, from all time periods. Complete editions will be included for such composers as J.S. Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart.

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  • A streaming video database of theater productions.

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  • DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music) is a streaming audio database, based on the music available on the New World Records and CRI labels. Music available on other smaller, independent American labels are also available on DRAM.

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  • Comprehensive resource for research on the music of people worldwide.

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  • Offers the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd Edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd Edition (2001), The Oxford companion to Music (2011), and The Oxford Dictionary, 2nd Edition (revised 2006), as well as all subsequent updates and emendations. It includes 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies. It is the most comprehensive source of information on all aspects of music in English.

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  • Provides indexing, abstracts, and selected full-text from many scholarly and popular music periodicals. Full-text ranges from 1874 to the present.

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  • Provides indexing, abstracts, and selected full-text from many sources, covering film, theater, dance, stagecraft, television, and more. Full-text ranges from 1864 to the present.

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  • Contains the texts of over 6000 opera arias and art songs rendered in the International Phonetic Alphabet notation.

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  • A project to digitize public domain journals in the history of film, radio, and sound recordings covering the years 1903 to 1995.

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  • Indexes journal articles covering classical, popular, and world music.

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  • A streaming audio source for classical music. It includes all the music issued on Naxos, Marco Polo, Da Capo, plus selections from 100+ other labels. Currently, there are 550,000+ tracks of music from 39,000 discs. (Restricted to 10 simultaneous users.) For professor account details, contact Chris Bohling in the Music & Dance Library.

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  • A streaming audio database of 30,000+ tracks of jazz from 3,000+ albums. Includes music from Naxos, Fantasy, Prestige, Pablo, and other labels. (Restricted to 5 simultaneous users.) For professor account details, contact Chris Bohling in the Music & Dance Library.

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  • A database of over 45,000 works for consultation or downloading. The FreeHand Solero viewer plug-in available at the site is required for transposing, listening, and optimized printing.   This software is installed on public computers in Gorton Music and Dance Library only. For professor account details, contact Chris Bohling in the Music & Dance Library.

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  • Provides an extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries. (Restricted to 5 simultaneous users.)

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  • Provides streaming video access to full-length performances by some of today's artists working in dance, theater, music and other forms.

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  • Oxford Music Online allows the simultaneous searching of The New Grove Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition; The Oxford Dictionary of Music; and The Oxford Companion to Music.

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  • An international, highly annotated database with detailed content analysis of writings on musical history and culture between 1800 and 1950 from over 140 periodicals.

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  • Provides indexing and abstracts to articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, conference proceedings, discographies, dissertations, ethnographic recordings, Festschriften, films, iconographies, and videos covered by the Repertoire International de Literature Musicale.

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  • This streaming audio service provides access to the complete library of Smithsonian Folkways ethnomusicology recordings.

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