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LIBRARY GUIDE TO Music

MUSIC SCORES ONLINE
LIBRARY SUBSCRIPTION RESOURCES
Classical Scores Library: Vol I - IV
Encompasses all major classical musical genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary. Contains full, study, piano, and vocal scores, and will provide valuable source material for teachers and students of music history, performance, appreciation, and theory.

FREE RESOURCES
International Music Score Library Project -- A community-built library of public domain sheet music. Extensive collection of original scores scanned to PDF.

Choral Public Domain Library -- A repository of music in the public domain.

Early Music Online -- Many of the British Library's rare or unique 16th-century music editions are available here; includes more than 300 anthologies of printed music from the 16th century.

Eastman School fof Music -- Online Musical Scores

Harvard Loeb -- Digital Scores and Libretti

New York Philharmonic -- Digital Archives
SOUND RECORDINGS ONLINE


Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Contemporary World Music
Delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. Contains important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff NAXOS Music Library -- A collection of classical music available online. It includes the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues of over 262,000 tracks, including Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. While listening, you can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's extensive database.

Cultural Equity -- Digital Archive of the recordings made by ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax. 

http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/ -- National Jukebox -- Library of Congress

Robert Marcellus Master Class Audio Archives -- Recordings of master classes by American clarinetist and teacher Robert Marcellus, courtesy of Northwestern University.

Smithosonian Folkways -- Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is the nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution, the national museum of the United States. We are dedicated to supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound. 
VIDEOS ONLINE
Kanopy Streaming Video
The Kanopy collection offers a broad selection of feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff NAXOS Video Library -- An extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries. (8 concurrent users at one time.)

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff VAST: Academic Video Online
A multidisciplinary collection of videos that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department. Look for specialized collections (Theatre in Video, Opera in Video) under Advanced Search.
Find Articles
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Music Index -- A comprehensive guide to music periodicals and literature featuring content from 1970 to present. Indexes articles about music, musicians, and the music industry for more than 480 periodicals, as well as book reviews, obituaries, news, and selective coverage for more than 200 periodicals.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff JSTOR -- A source of full-text academic journals, this database includes 86 music journals as well as journals from a variety of other disciplines.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Project MUSE -- Includes full text of 14 music journals,  limited in scope but includes the journals American Music, Computer Music Journal.

Google Scholar
You can check the availability of article full text if you use our link to Google Scholar, which will ask you to log in with your OU NetID. How to export to RefWorks   -

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Arts and Humanities Citation Index --  Includes articles about topics in the arts and humanities (music, dance, theatre studies, etc.). Provides information on who has cited a researcher's work which can be helpful when doing historical music research.
 
Library Contact
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Katie Greer
Associate Professor
greer@oakland.edu
248.370.2480

Reference Resources
Credo Reference -- collection of reference resources, including the Harvard Dictionary of Music and the Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music. 

Oxford Music Online
A peerless compendium of information about music and musicians of all periods and places. Limit 4 users. Please logout when done.
 
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