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Top resources for music students
Oxford Music Online
Search across top music reference sources, including The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. Here you'll find detailed composer biographies, historical background, analysis, works lists, and more.
Naxos Music Library
Naxos provides high quality streaming audio access to a large collection of music -- nearly 2 million individual tracks in several genres. Also includes album art and liner notes for download.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
An index of scholarly articles, books, reviews, and theses/dissertations in music research, including traditional, popular, and classical genres.
Alexander Street Academic Video Online
Streaming video of full performances, documentaries, and more.
Literal translations and IPA transcriptions for over 12,000 songs in the classical voice repertoire. Downloadable as PDFs.
A concise handbook to help students with the music research process and with major music research tools.
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