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Classical Scores Library 

Classical Scores Library

Alexander Street Press: Classical Scores Library is a series of three volumes and contains the most important classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 45,000 musical scores. Classical Scores Library, Volumes I, II and III serve as an integral resource for music students and faculty, encompassing all major classical musical genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary. With full, study, piano, and vocal scores, this comprehensive collection will enhance the study of music history, performance, appreciation, and theory for a variety of scholars.

Petrucci Music Library  

Petrucci Music Library

The Petrucci Music Library is an internet-based collaborative music score library. They have posted digital copies of public domain music scores. Browse or search by composer or title.

Music Research

Music Database (ProQuest) Included in OneSearch

Music Database (ProQuest)

This unique database offers access to nearly 500 journals and magazines in music. It can be used to locate articles on music theory and composition, performance, music education, and related topics. Some peer-reviewed content is available. This database covers the late 1800s through the present. Some full text content available. Our license permits 25 simultaneous users.

JSTOR 

JSTOR

JSTOR Tutorial

JSTOR is a large archive for journals from a wide range of disciplines. It can be used to locate full text copies of articles from the first issue up to 3-5 years ago in topics such as literature, history, art, sociology, psychology, mathematics, communication, science, and many more. Peer-reviewed articles are available. Some full text content available.

Project MUSEIncluded in OneSearch

Project MUSE

UALCProject MUSE Tutorial

Project Muse provides online access to the full text of over 400 peer-reviewed journals in literature, theater, art, psychology, social sciences, mathematics, history, anthropology, business, film studies, law, and many more. Coverage spans 1975 to the present. Complete full text content available.

Digital DissertationsIncluded in OneSearch.

Digital Dissertations

This database offers unique access to more than 2.7 million theses and dissertations published at more than 700 institutions around the world. It includes theses and dissertations from all disciplines including philosophy, mathematics, literature, history, engineering, technology, communications, and many more. Coverage spans 1861 to the present. Content is not peer-reviewed. No full text content available.

Grove Music Online (Oxford) Included in OneSearch

Grove Music Online (Oxford)

Grove Music Online is an integrated music resource on the web, including the 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 (second edition). Complete full text content available.

Music Online: Comprehensive Music ReferenceIncluded in OneSearch.

Music Online: Comprehensive Music Reference

Comprehensive Music Reference brings together all the current reference resources from Alexander Street Press into a unified online database. Included is the African American Music Reference, the Classical Music Reference Library, and the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online. Also included are the authoritative reference titles Baker’s Dictionary of Music, Baker’s Bibliographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker’s Student Encyclopedia of Music, which are available for the first time in electrical form.

Music Online: African American Music ReferenceIncluded in OneSearch.

Music Online: African American Music Reference

A critically acclaimed, comprehensive text database chronicling the rich history of African American music. The collection provides comprehensive coverage of black American musical expression from colonial times to the present, including blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, and gospel.

Music Online: Classical Music Reference LibraryIncluded in OneSearch.

Music Online: Classical Music Reference Library

Classical Music Reference Library brings together a variety of essential reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music, in a unified online database. Included are the authoritative reference titles Baker's Dictionary of Music, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music, which are available for the first time in electronic form.

Music Online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music OnlineIncluded in OneSearch.

Music Online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is the first comprehensive online reference resource devoted to music research about all of the world’s peoples. More than 9,000 pages of text material and 300 audio recordings come from 700 contributors worldwide, making this one of most extensive online resources for exploring world music.

Music Streaming

American Song 

American Song

Alexander Street Press: American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests and more.

Classical Music Library 

Classical Music Library

Alexander Street Press: Classical Music Library is a streaming audio collection of classical music. It currently provides streaming access to more than 766,000 tracks, including almost 50,000 recordings from EMI, and is growing monthly as new recordings are added. Classical Music Library provides coverage in all major genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary, from choral works to symphonies, operas and the avant-garde, and is relevant to a broad range of studies, including music history, music appreciation, music performance, analysis, and theory. Classical works can be browsed by discipline, release date, language, label, performer, and more.

Contemporary World Music 

Contemporary World Music

Alexander Street Press: Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.

Jazz Music Library 

Jazz Music Library

Alexander Street Press: Jazz Music Library is a large and comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online — with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.

Music Online: Listening PlusIncluded in OneSearch.

Music Online: Listening Plus

A multidisciplinary collection of audiovisual content that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department. With almost 70,000 albums amounting to more than 7 million tracks available now and new titles added every month, this collection is unmatched in its breadth. Music Online: Listening Plus allows students and researchers alike to analyze unique and valuable content from over 500 producers and distributors around the world.

National Jukebox 

National Jukebox

Created by the Library of Congress, this collection of thousands of historical recordings includes performances by Caruso and Jolson, ethnic recordings, blues, musical theater, opera, yodeling, and much more.

Naxos Music Library 

Naxos Music Library

This unique database allows users to stream music from more than 50,000 albums of classical music, jazz, opera, folk music, and world music. 800 albums are added every month. Content is not peer-reviewed. Complete full text content available.

Popular Music Library 

Popular Music Library

Alexander Street Press: Jazz Music Library is a large and comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online — with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries 

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

Alexander Street Press: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.

Video Streaming

Classical Music in VideoIncluded in OneSearch 

Classical Music in Video

UALC

Alexander Street Press: Classical Music in Video contains over 1,000 hours of classical music performances and master classes captured on video—approximately 1,500 performances in all. The collection will contain performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with maste rclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world.

Opera in Video Included in OneSearch

Opera in Video

UALC

Alexander Street Press: Opera in Video contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon.