Music

Online Reference Sources

Biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner note & discographies. Covers blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm & blues, gospel, etc.

Online version of the Cambridge Companions; offers introductions to major writers, artists, topics and periods within the fields of literature, classics, philosophy, religion and culture.

Standard reference materials on Western classical music, from the Medieval period to the present. With definitions of musical terms & biographies for major classical composers and artists.

Official source for Broadway theatre information, with records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today.

A scholar-curated library of subject bibliographies in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences; each entry offers a guided tour through key literature on a topic.

Review essays evaluating the current thinking on a field or topic. Articles review the key issues, reveal original arguments and concepts, and set the agenda for new research.

Reference dictionaries and companions, including illustrations, web links, and searching individual titles or by subject area; from Oxford University Press.

1775-2015

41 major music encyclopedias in full text, both historical and current. Trial ends 4/16/16.