Music Resources (all)
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Articles (from journals)
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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is a comprehensive guide to publications on music from all over the world... [more info]
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An index with full-text and abstracts of articles on music... [more info]
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Full text and indexing for the performing arts... [more info]
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Audio (Music, Spoken word , etc.)
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A collection of classical music recordings searchable by composer, artist, conductor, instrument, genre, or period. [more info]
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Streaming classical music, World, Folk and Chinese music. Also includes notes on musical works and biographical information on composers or artists. [more info]
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Includes music that relates to almost every walk of American life, every ethnic group, and every time period--American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and anti-war protests,hymns, funny songs, college songs, sea shanties, shape note songs, and songs about topics as diverse as New York and electricity. [more info]
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Dissertations
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An index to dissertations-in-progress and a bibliography of completed dissertations reported since 1984... [more info]
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Indexing, abstracts, and full text for doctoral dissertations and master's theses. [more info]
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Mobile Access
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Includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys, songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests and more.
Apple users: (iPod, iPad, etc.) Use the "Send to Mobile" button to create playlists and play tracks.  The Play button will not work, as flash players are not supported on Apple devices.
Android users: You are able to use the regular Play button as well as the Send to Mobile button to play tracks and create playlists. 
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A collection of classical music recordings that includes a dictionary of musical terms, history of music by period, and full text biographies and images of composers.
Apple users: (iPod, iPad, etc.) Use the "Send to Mobile" button to create playlists and play tracks. The Play button will not work, as flash players are not supported on Apple devices.
Android users: You are able to use the regular Play button as well as the Send to Mobile button to play tracks and create playlists.
 
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Includes reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing, and more!
Apple users: (iPod, iPad, etc.) Use the "Send to Mobile" button to create playlists and play tracks. The Play button will not work, as flash players are not supported on Apple devices.
Android users: You are able to use the regular Play button as well as the Send to Mobile button to play tracks and create playlists.
 
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Music
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On-demand streaming access to CD-quality audio.  DRAM contains over 2,300 albums worth of recordings from a distinctive set of 15 independent labels. [more info]
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A collection of digitized images of printed music from the 16th Century. [more info]
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Music Scores
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Classical music scores from Renaissance to 21st century. [more info]
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A collection of digitized images of printed music from the 16th Century. [more info]
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News Articles
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Gateway to business resources including full text periodicals, news photographs, company reports, and financial data. [more info]
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Reference Information
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Contains articles that define musical ideas and terminology, describe musical forms and styles, and places music in its social and cultural context. This edition focuses on living composers and their music. [more info]
Campus/Remote, ML100 .S37 2002 Internet
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Includes information on musical composers, librettists, singers, orchestras, important ballets and operas, as well as musical instruments and their histories. Covers popular music, ethnomusicology, modern and contemporary composers, music analysis, and recording technology. [more info]
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Covers all musical genres, with new entries written by a distinguished group... [more info]
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Videos
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Dance in Video contains dance productions and documentaries by performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. [more info]
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Contains streaming videos designed to train teachers and help develop teaching skills.  Includes teaching descriptions, lectures, documentaries, and primary source footage of students and teachers in classrooms. [more info]
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A streaming video resource containing thousands of educational videos in 8 subject areas.  Includes access to archival films and newsreels. [more info]
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JMU Libraries resource
JMU users only
 
VIVA resource
Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia
 
External Web site
Open Access/Free Resource