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.

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.

A scholar-curated library of subject bibliographies in the humanities & social 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.

Encyclopedias

Full text coverage of Grove and Oxford reference titles in music including classical, jazz, opera, and popular music.