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Oxford Music Online (includes Grove Music)

Your best online music dictionary/encyclopedia source.  Includes: Grove Music, created from the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd ed., plus Grove's Jazz and Opera dictionaries; entries from Grove's forthcoming American Music and Musical Instruments dictionaries; The Encyclopedia of Popular Music; and other Oxford dictionaries. More information about Oxford Music Online

Oxford Bibliographies - Music

Combination encyclopedia and bibliography, with articles written by scholars in the field to guide you through research.  Contains selected topics only. More information about Oxford Bibliographies - Music

Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is a comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of the world’s many cultures. It contains more than 9,000 pages of material and 300 audio recordings, as well as entries by more than 700 expert contributors from many countries. More information about the Garland Encyclopedia


Worldwide library catalog. Find materials at other libraries worldwide, then borrow them via interlibrary loan. More information about WorldCat

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Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings

Index to master recordings (matrixes) and published discs made by the Victor Talking Machine Company beginning in 1900.

Index to Printed Music

Find musical works in scholarly anthologies including Denkmäler, Monuments, and composer's collected works.  The electronic successor to the Heyer/Hill & Stevens Historical Sets, Collected Editions and Monuments of Music.

Music-In-Print Series Online

Search the online versions of this standard music series on Sacred Choral, Classical Vocal, Orchestral, String, Classical Guitar, Woodwind, Piano Music, and Miscellaneous music in print.  Contains citations only, not music. More information about Music-In-Print Series Online

RISM Series A/II: Music Manuscripts After 1600

Annotated index and guide to more then 620,000 music manuscripts by over 22,500 composers in over 800 libraries and archives in 32 countries.  Most of RISM is found in print in the reference section at MusicLib Ref ML113.I6, but A/II is only available online. More information about RISM Series A/II: Music Manuscripts After 1600