MelCat -- A statewide catalog of many Michigan Libraries. It allows you to request circulating materials from other libraries and have them sent to OU.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Robert Marcellus Master Class Audio Archives -- Recordings of master classes by American clarinetist and teacher Robert Marcellus, courtesy of Northwestern University.
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.
Grove Music Online -- An important online resource for music research, this compendium of music scholarship includes full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Limit is 4 users, so please logout when done.
Oxford Music Online -- includes reference books such as the Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford Companion to Music, Encyclopedia of Popular Music with links to Groves Music Online. Limit is 4 users, so please logout when done.
JSTOR -- A source of full-text academic journals, this database includes 86 music journals as well as journals from a variety of other disciplines.
Project MUSE -- Includes full text of 14 music journals, limited in scope but includes the journals American Music, Computer Music Journal.
InfoTrac: Fine Arts and Music Collection
Powered by InfoTrac, this database quickly places information from over 5 million articles at the finger tips of arts researchers. More than 150 of the journals in the Fine Arts & Music Collection are covered in the Wilson Art Index and the Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) indexes and are available in full-text.
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 See our guide to adding OU Libraries resources to Google Scholar -
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.
Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.