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Some subject headings used for this discipline are listed below. For additional headings, refer to the Library of Congress Subject Headings volumes located behind the Reference Desk.

  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
  • Music--Theory
  • Music--United States--History and criticism
  • Symphonies

Internet Sites

Bach Bibliography Maintained by Yo Tomita of the School of Music, Queen's University, Belfast.
Classical Music Links by BUBL - Catalogue of Internet Resources
The Classical Music Navigator  
Classical Music USA  
Dolmetsch Online of special interest to beginning players of the recorder and devotees to early music
Early Music Online Earliest surviving printed music collections.
Ethnomusicology, - World Music A gateway site created by the University of Washington Music Library.
The Hiphop Archive An archive and provider of information about hip-hop. You will find information, audio-visuals, album covers, sample courses on hip-hop at colleges and universities across the US with links to course syllabi, and videos with music. This site is kept well up to date.
Historic American Sheet Music The collection presents 3,042 pieces of sheet music drawn from the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University. This selection is part of the American Memory project of the Library of Congress.
Journal for Seventeenth-Century Music Provides a refereed forum for scholarly studies of the musical cultures of the seventeenth century, including historical and archival studies, performance practice, music theory, aesthetics, dance, and theater.
MC Link Classical Music Home Page  
Music Theory Online A refereed, electronic journal published several times a year. Each issue contains articles, reports, and book reviews.
Music Treasures Consortium The Music Treasures Consortium is a special presentation of the Library of Congress's Performing Arts Encyclopedia.
MusRef Reference tools for music and dance.
The Mutopia Project Volunteers built this web-based collection of musical scores mostly from public domain selections of Baroque, Classic and Romantic eras. You can download works as MIDI files.
Petrucci Music Library a wiki-based repository of musical scores. Find more that 26,000 works composed of more than 66,000 scores and parts as well as some recordings.
Sheet Music Consortium Facilitates access to a wide gathering of digitized sheet music collections. Use basic or advanced search options to search by keyword, composer/lyricist, title, subject or publisher.
The Symphony an interactive guide
What's the Score at the Bodleian? Oxford University digitization project bringing home entertainment sheet music from 1860 to 1880 to the Internet.
WIMA: Werner Icking Music Archive This archive contains a variety of subject-specific musical material. Consult the website for a guide on how to explore the collection. Sound files, free sheet music downloads and a list of other links are provided.
Worldwide Internet Music Resources A well-organized collection of music sites from the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, Indiana University.

Yahoo's Music Directory


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