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Primary Music Databases
Grove Music Online - Please check the box beneath the search window to limit your search to Grove Music Online.
DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music) - A scholarly resource of streaming audio, with liner notes and essays, primarily devoted to music of the Americas between the eighteenth and twenty-first centuries. (Off-campus access unavailable.)
RILM Index to Music Journals - Abstracts of Music Literature. Recent articles in scholarly music journals and books, some available in full text.
Project Muse - Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content. MUSE books and journals, from leading university presses and scholarly societies, are fully integrated for search and discovery.
Also helpful is the following:
New York Times (1851-present) Registration Required
Excellent resource for contemporary reviews of concerts, operatic productions and recitals. Thoughtful essays and interviews with composers and performers.
CD Music List
List CDs at Lilly Library in alphabetical order by composer. World music is listed by "Traditional - COUNTRY." Popular world music is found under the heading "World Music - Contemporary," and the list also includes SPOKEN RECORDINGS.
Chicago Manual of Style
Print version: Ref PN 147 .C57 2010
For a quick reference to principal subjects, consult