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Follow this link to search for books, scores, CDs, and DVDs in the Monroe Library. Pull down the menu under Everything to change the search to scores, CDs, or DVDs. All music books, scores, and recordings are on the first floor of the Monroe Library.
Searchable music encyclopedia that includes the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, the New Grove Dictionary of Opera, the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, and the Oxford Companion of Music. The Grove Dictionary of Opera only appears as archived material and is not searchable separately.
The articles of the dictionary range from small definitions of dance styles and musical terms to mid-length biographies of important performers, composers, and music patrons, to longer examinations of larger subjects such as the history of jazz, musical instruments, music education in the US and the American history of the orchestra.
News, columns, charts, boxoffice, tour & concert bookings, and more information on the music industry. Login by reference librarian required. Please come to the front desk for assistance with electronic version, or find the print version in music current periodicals section on the library first floor. Varies, archives from 2000.
Search for individual songs in musicals by voice type, character's age, and tempo, and select whether comedic or dramatic. Additional searching by composer, lyricist and more. Actual scores are generally not included.
JSTOR includes several collections of full-text scholarly journals. Music Collections are part of the larger Arts & Sciences III and IV. All journals in JSTOR start with the first volume of publication and run through 3, 4, or 5 years ago.
Provides full text articles of scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences, including literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, education, political science and gender studies. Coverage dates vary by journal title. Mostly 1993 to present.
Catalog of books, scores, recordings, videos, and other material worldwide in OCLC member libraries. (Does not include book chapters or individual articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers.) Includes considerable non-English language material.
Citations to all U.S. doctoral dissertations and some masters theses on all topics. Abstracts can be found for dissertations since 1980. (Formerly called Dissertation Abstracts International.) 1861 to present.
BandMusic PDF Library are conservators and stewards of band music from the time of John Philip Sousa, Karl L. King, Henry Fillmore and all the other great composers who were active during the Golden Age of the American Town Band. Special focus is public domain music from the 1880s through 1922.