Brandel Library Music Databases

African American Music Reference: Full-text reference, including bios of African American composers, liner notes, iconography, collections of spirituals and slave lyrics.

Classical Music Reference Library: Full-text reference materials about Western classical music, including Baker's Dictionary of Music and Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians.

Classical Scores Library: Full-text of some of the most important classical scores and manuscripts; currently holds 13,288 scores.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: search the full-text of thousands of reference works and encyclopedias across a variety of subjects.

Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online: Online version of the 10 volume print source.

IPA Source: International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.

JSTOR: Full-text; complete back runs of scholarly journals in 15 different disciplines.

NAXOS Music Library: Streamed audio tracks from over 35,000 CDs of Naxos and numerous other labels.

Opera in Video: Contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries.

Oxford Music Online: (formerly Grove Music Online) multiple music reference resources in full-text.

Project Muse: Index to articles in humanities, arts, and social sciences; some full-text.

RILM Music Abstracts: RILM is a comprehensive music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes. Publications originate from 151 countries and are in 214 languages. There are currently over 550,000 records in RILM on traditional music, popular music, and classical music.