Music: Introduction

Grove Music

Grove Music Online (part of Oxford Music Online)

The foremost scholarly encyclopedia of music and musicians, Grove Music Online includes extensive articles, with significant bibliographies, written by subject experts. See Grove's detailed search guide for more help. This resources includes:

  • Grove Dictionary of American Music
  • Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments
  • New Grove Dictionary of Opera
  • New Grove Dictionary of Jazz
  • New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
  • Norton Grove Dictionary of Women Composers
  • Oxford Dictionary of Music
  • Oxford Companion to Music

Resources: Primary

Resource Description
IPA Source A collection of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions & literal translations of aria and art song texts. View Full Description
Music Periodicals Database Index and full text for international music periodicals, from scholarly journals to popular sources. View Full Description
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature Index to music literature in various formats from around the world. View Full Description

Resources: Secondary

Resource Description
Cambridge Histories Historical summaries providing larger perspectives on a variety of subjects. View Full Description
Canadian Music Periodical Index Citations to articles from Canadian music journals, newsletters and magazines. View Full Description
Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance Interdisciplinary bibliography of scholarly research on the period from 400 to 1700. View Full Description
JSTOR Current and back issues of journals in arts and sciences. View Full Description