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Guides and Handbooks Top of Page
Basic Music Library: Essential Scores and Sound Recordings
  Ref ML113 .B3 1997
Grove Book of Operas, 2008
 http://bit.ly/ddzAsh
Music Reference and Research Materials: An Annotated Bibliography
  Ref ML113 .D83 1997
Music Research: A Handbook
  Ref ML113 .S28 2009
Musical Arts and Styles
  Ref MT6 .F619 1990
Opera Handbook
  Ref MT95 .L5


Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Top of Page
Baker’s Dictionary of Opera
  Ref ML102 .O6 B26 2000
Broadway: Its History, People and Places: An Encyclopedia
  Ref PN2277 N5 B56 2004
Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera, 2008
 http://bit.ly/do7lGj
Grove Music Online
 
http://bit.ly/HkV4dN
Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music

  Ref ML102 .P66 G84 1992
Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music
  Ref ML102 .C7 H37
Harvard Dictionary of Music, 2003
 http://www.xreferplus.com/book/harvdictmusic
New Grove Dictionary of American Music
  Ref ML101 .U6 N48
New Grove Dictionary of Jazz
  Ref ML102 .J3 N48 2001 v. 1-3
New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians
  Ref ML100 .N48 2001 v.1-29
New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments
  Ref ML102 .I5 N48
Oxford Companion to Music
  Ref ML100 .S37 2002
Trouble Girls: The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock
  Ref ML394 .T76 1997


Biographical Sources Top of Page
American Women Songwriters
  Ref ML106 .U3 G73 1993
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians
  Ref ML105 .B16 2000 v.1-6
Biographical Dictionary of American Music
  Ref ML106 .U3 C6
Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz
  Ref ML102 .J3 F39 1999
Contemporary Musicians
  Ref ML385 .C615
Dictionary of American Composers
  Ref ML106 .U3 B87
Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music, 1996
 http://www.xreferplus.com/book/harvbiodictmusic
International Dictionary of Black Composers
  Ref ML105 .I5 1999 v.1-2


Indexes, Abstracts, and Databases Top of Page
Arts & Humanities Citation Index
Humanities Full Text
Principle ToolInternational Index to Music Periodicals Full Text
LexisNexis Academic
ProQuest Newspapers
Reader's Guide Full Text


Internet Sites Top of Page
All About Jazz
  http://www.allaboutjazz.com/
allmusic
  http://www.allmusic.com
Classical Music
  http://www.classical.net/
Cyber Hymnal
  http://www.cyberhymnal.org/
Medieval Music Database
  http://labyrinth.georgetown.edu
Music Copyright Page
  http://www.lib.washington.edu/music/copy.html
Musical Instruments
  http://www.musicarrangers.com/instruments
Operabase
  http://operabase.com/
Performing Arts Encylcopedia
  http://www.loc.gov/performingarts/encyclopedia
Petrucci Music Library
  http://imslp.org/wiki/Main_Page
Worldwide Internet Music Resources
  http://www.music.indiana.edu/music_resources/
Yahoo
  http://dir.yahoo.com/Entertainment/Music/Genres/