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A guide of recommended resources for research in music

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Grove Music Online--The online bio-biographical encyclopedia of music; one of three reference source available through Oxford Music Online.

Naxos Music Library--A streaming music site with access to over 480,000 tracks of classical, jazz contemporary, world/folk, new age, and Chinese music.

Music Index Online--The most extensive index of resources in scholarly journals, dissertations, theses, and newspapers.

IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library--A public domain research library; includes works of over 3,400 composers and a large collection of orchestral parts.

Other Journal and Research Indexes and Databases

Other Online Sound and Video Databases

Locations of Music Materials

Books:     Hawthorne-Longfellow Library, 3rd floor
      ML: Books about music and musicians
      MT: Music instruction and study, including analyses of compositions and method books

Scores:    Beckwith Music Library, Gibson Hall
      M: Scores and performance editions   

Sound and Video Recordings: Beckwith Music Library, Gibson Hall

Journals and Magazines: Beckwith Music Library, Gibson Hall (current issues)
                                    Hawthorne-Longfellow, Library, Basement (past issues)

Reference Collections: Search catalog for location



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