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Best Bet Databases in Music Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
  • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online A Best Bet database
    Comprehensive online encyclopedia devoted to music research of all the world's peoples.
    Also Known As
    • Music Online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
    Details - Terms of Use
  • 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.
    See Details for technical requirements and tips on off-campus access.
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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
    Grove Music Online is limited to 8 simultaneous users. If you can't get in, please wait a short time and try again.
    Details - Terms of Use
  • Oxford Reference Online A Best Bet database
    100 language and subject dictionaries and reference works. Subjects include: biology; classics; computing; dance; earth sciences; economics; mythology; history; law; literature; medicine; opera; performing arts; politics; science, theater; and more.
    Details - Terms of Use - Guide

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