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Find biographies and related full-text articles from magazines and newspapers on both contemporary and historical figures. Search by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text.
This database includes several music encyclopedias, including the monumental Grove Dictionary of Music. Articles from Grove cover all types of music worldwide, from ancient times to the present, and typically include extensive bibliographies.
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Music Online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music is a comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the worlds peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material and 300 audio recordings, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.
Find reference articles, books, biographies, linear notes and other resources relating to black American musical expression. Browse by music genres, performers, historical events, ect.
Music Reference and Research Materials by Vincent H. Duckles; Michael A. Keller; Ida Reed
Publication Date: 1997-07-25
This text has been the standard guide to source literature of music and contains critically annotated listings of over 3,500 key sources. This comprehensive guide to reference sources is organized into chapters by category of source. The text's organization introduces students to a vast array of sources to include: Dictionaries and Encyclopedias; Histories and Chronologies; Sources of Systematic and Historical Musicology; Bibliographies of Music, Music Literature, and Music Business; Reference Works on Individual Composers and Their Music; Catalogs of Libraries and Musical Instrument Collections; Discographies; Yearbooks; Directories; Electronic Resources.