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Music: Music Organizations

Music Organizations

  • American Musicological Society
    Provides valuable links to musicology-related websites, to Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology, to grant, award and fellowship information, and to Society-specific facts and events.
  • Association for Recorded Sound Collections
    Association for Recorded Sound Collections The Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings, in all genres of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods.
  • Early Music Chicago
    Provides wonderful links to early music organizations, web resources for genres, composers, instruments and international networks
  • International Alliance for Women in Music
    Contains good information on composers from Hildegard von Bingen to the present and valuable educational resources and database links.
  • League of American Orchestras
    Founded in 1942, and chartered by Congress in 1962, the League of American Orchestras leads, encourages, and supports America’s orchestras while communicating to the public the value and importance of orchestras and the music they perform.
  • Music Library Association
    Of particular interest is the Copyright Guide, easily the most authoritative guidelines related to music.
  • Music Publishers Association
    Includes Copyright Resource Center, Standard Music Notation Practice, and numerous links to valuable music information resources
  • Excellent links to (North) American music sites on the web.
  • Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the US
    Provides valuable links to software and other related resources, as well as to composer biographies
  • Society for Ethnomusicology
    Contains valuable links to indexes and reference sites, archives, libraries, museums, institutions and centers, online journals, as well as to other organizations
  • Includes a database of journal aricles from the SMT Journal


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