Music Resources with Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, & Almanacs

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Covers all musical genres, with new entries written by a distinguished group...   [more info]
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Contains over 27,000 full text entries featuring a broad musical scope...
 
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Full-text encyclopedia articles about music traditions, genres, practices, and performances in world regions.   [more info]
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Oxford Music Online is the access point for Grove Music Online and Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford Companion to Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
 
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JMU Library Catalog is the online catalog of materials in Music Library. Includes books, scores, audio and video recordings, and more.   [more info]
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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]
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, 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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, ML100 Internet

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