MusicLibrary

Overview

Music Library
Nick Carvajal, librarian

Audio and Video Recordings (in the Music Building)
Formats include CD, DVD, Video Tape, Laser Disc, etc.
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Alexander Street Online
NEW expanded subscription for 2020, this cross discipline and multi media resource offers content in the fields of music, theater, and various other social sciences and humanities. From the MENU tab in the top left, users can navigate from MY COLLECTIONS to find a broad selection of music, video, and beyond. Included in our subscription are these music modules:

American Music
Classical Music Library
Contemporary World Music
Jazz Music Library
Popular Music Library
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
Music Video Collection (Type ”opera in video” in the Music Video Collection search bar for their opera holdings)

Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology (American Musicological Society)
An international database of bibliographic records for completed dissertations and new dissertation topics in the fields of musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology, as well as in related musical, scientific, and humanistic disciplines. Dissertations themselves are not included.
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IMSLP (International Music Score Library Project)
It is a project for the creation of a virtual library of public domain music scores based on the wiki principle; it is also more than that. Users can exchange musical ideas through the site, submit their own compositions, or listen to other people’s compositions.
Search for scores.

International Index to Music Periodicals (Music Periodicals Database)
Full text covers nearly all aspects of the world of music from the scholarly studies to the latest crazes.
Search the index.

The Global Jukebox Database
The Global Jukebox is an interactive database of sound recordings developed by the Association for Cultural Equality, founded by Alan Lomax.
Visit the database. (Registration and Sign-in Required)

Naxos Classical Recordings (Streaming, Online)
Search the recordings. (Requires on-campus connectivity or VPN.)

Naxos Jazz Recordings (Streaming, Online)
Search the recordings. (Requires on-campus connectivity or VPN.)

Oxford Music Online
Contains articles from New Grove 2001, Grove Opera, Grove Jazz, as well as second editions of The Grove Dictionary of American Music and The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments.
Search the encyclopedia.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
The full bibliography is a single product but does not necessarily contain full text of the cited publication. It’s the full database from 1800 to the present.
Search the abstracts. (Requires on-campus connectivity or VPN.)

Shields Library
The main campus library, Peter J. Shields Library, has complete reference materials, a definitive collection of scores and books about music, and photocopying facilities.
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WWW Sites of Interest to Musicologists
The American Musicological Society website has links to a wide variety of musicology e-resources. Some of the listed resources are powerful research tools.
See the list.

Women Song Composers Catalog (c. 1890–1930)
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