This searchable database contains data from more than 640 international music periodicals. Organized by a Subject Heading List, a broad range of topics including the history of the study of musical instruments, musicological topics, record reviews, book reviews, and obituaries are indexed. Both classical and popular music are given coverage.
Grove Music OnlineIncludes the full-text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Updated regularly. Only a limited number of people may use this database at one time. If you cannot connect, try again later. Please be sure to log out when finished.
Encyclopedia of Popular MusicAuthoritative biographical encyclopedia of rock, pop, and jazz artists covers popular music from 1900 to the present, including folk, blues, world music, rock, heavy metal, techno, reggae, and hip hop. Only a limited number of people may use this database at one time. If you cannot connect, please try again later. Please be sure to logout when you have finished.
Garland Encyclopedia of World MusicA comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. Provides essays, images, and audio examples, including entries by expert contributors from all over the world.
Library Music SourceThe complete or nearly complete published works of the world's great composers for orchestra, chamber ensemble, piano, organ, voice, chorus, strings, winds, percussion and guitar. Hundreds of thousands of sheet music pages, including the entire piano works of Chopin, all the songs of Schubert, all the organ music of J. S. Bach, and all the orchestra parts and scores of Beethoven, to cite only a few examples.
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SingersBabel helps musicians gain an awareness of the synergy of words and music by integrating traditional teaching tools with established technology. Developed through work with diction specialists, SingersBabel includes tools to teach and refine pronunciation, enhance comprehension, understand changes in language, improve diction, and understand and evaluate diverse viewpoints. Note: Some features of this resource may not function correctly in Internet Explorer.
Recent Researches in Music Online (RRIMO)Online access to all titles published in 2018 and later in the seven Recent Researches in Music series: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, 19th/20th centuries, American (including MUSA), and Oral Traditions. Publication rate is 15–20 new titles per year (≈ 4000 pages). Online titles will be available at the same time as the print publication.
RILM Abstracts of Music LiteratureRILM Abstracts of Music Literature covers all types of publications on music, published anywhere in the world and in any language. The document types covered by RILM include all print and digital media. It indexes literature on music published since the early 19th century. Conference proceedings are indexed back to 1835, and Festschriften to1840.
MGG Online (Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart)MGG Online is the preeminent digital encyclopedia for music researchers worldwide. It builds on the second edition of Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG, 1994–2008), offering new and substantially updated content as well as continuous updates, revisions, and additions.
Project MUSEFull-text journals in many disciplines across the sciences and humanities. SHSU subscribes to "Project Muse Premium."
Arts and Humanities Citation Index (part of Web of Science)Covers leading arts and humanities journals and selected articles from social science and science journals. Indexes articles, bibliographies, editorials, letters, reviews, and more in arts, humanities, and related social science and science information.
Reference UniverseSimultaneously search articles in over 50,000 specialized subject encyclopedias and scholarly compendia, both print and digital. This resource gives you full access to the library's authoritative collection of introductory content, helping you to save time and obtain a full grounding in your topic.
EndNote is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows users to create their own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases. They can use these references in writing their papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds.
Online Music Recordings
Naxos Music Library(number of simultaneous users is limited) Naxos Music Library provides online access to well over one million tracks in classical, jazz, world, classic rock, and nostalgia music. Also includes music notes, instrumentation, CD cover artwork, synopses and libretti for 700+ operas, more than 40,000 composer and artist biographies, and more.
Naxos Music Library: Jazz(number of simultaneous users is limited) Tracks from more than 6,000 CDs of both jazz legends and contemporary jazz, including famous names and independent labels.
Met Opera on DemandUnlimited access to more than 500 performances from the Metropolitan Opera. This resource is limited to ten users at a time.
Opera in Video500 hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the worlds best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a works importance to the operatic canon.
Classical Music in VideoWill contain 1,000 hours of classical music performances and masterclasses captured on videoapproximately 1,500 performances in all.