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Reference Books

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The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
Call Number: REF ML 100 .G16 1998

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Music Criticism
Call Number: REF ML 113 .D5

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  • Naxos Music Library  Icon
    Stream music and playlists from a wide variety of music genres including jazz, pop, spoken word, gospel, classical, and world.
  • DRAM (Rec. Music)  Icon
    DRAM is a scholarly resource of recordings, including CD quality audio, liner notes and essays from New World, Composers Recordings, and other important labels.
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    Oxford Music Online is a portal to searching multiple music reference sources at the same time. It contains information on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres and individual works.
  • Oxford History of Western Music  Icon
    The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin. Since its original publication in print Taruskin’s landmark study has received universal acclaim and numerous awards.
  • IPA Source (International Phonetic Alphabet)  Icon
    The goal of IPA Source is to promote the comprehension and accurate pronunciation of foreign language texts in art song and opera in order that the singer may imbue each syllable with the appropriate emotional content.
  • OnMusic Dictionary  Icon
    You can search this electronic dictionary by composer, instrument or symbol.

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  • MLA International Bibliography  Icon
    The MLA International Bibliography is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. It dates back to the 1920's and contains over 2 million citations.


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