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  • Oxford Music Online A Best Bet database
    Comprehensive encyclopedia of Western art music (“classical music”), with general coverage of jazz, non-Western, and folk music. Also includes the Oxford Dictionary of Music and Oxford Companion to Music.
    Also Known As
    • Grove Music Online
    • New Grove Music Online
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  • Music Index Online A Best Bet database
    Identifies articles in over 700 music journals. Covers classical, jazz, popular, folk, and world music, including musicology, ethnomusicology, theory, applied and professional topics, music education, and the music industry. 1976-present. 1976-present.
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  • Naxos Music Library A Best Bet database
    Streamed recordings of primarily classical music. Also includes world/folk music, Chinese orchestral, folk, and traditional music. See Details for technical requirements and tips on off-campus access.
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  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature A Best Bet database
    Indexes scholarly writings on music and related disciplines. Includes citations and abstracts for journal articles, essays, Festschriften, dissertations, books, scholarly reviews, etc. International coverage, including non-English languages. 1967-current.
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  • DRAM A Best Bet database
    The Database of Recorded American Music contains nearly 2,300 albums from 15 independent labels. Genres range from folk to opera, classical music to rock, musical theater to electronic.
    Also Known As
    • Database of Recorded American Music
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