Bloomsburg University's Harvey A. Andruss Library

A COLLECTION OF ONLINE REFERENCE TOOLS APPROPRIATE FOR
THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT


M - MZ9999 : Music

Total of 26 Records
 
Title: All Music Guide

Provider: All Music Guide

Subject Heading/s: Music; Music--United States--Bio-bibliography.

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Biographies and discographies of popular artists, with links to artists playing similar music.


Title: All Music Guide

Provider: All Music Guide

Subject Heading/s: Music; Music--United States--Bio-bibliography.

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Biographies and discographies of popular artists, with links to artists playing similar music.


Title: allrecordlabels.com

Provider: allrecordlabels.com

Subject Heading/s: Sound recording industry

LC Class: ML136

Reference Category: Directories

Description: " . . . a database of more than 9000 record labels. You can view the alphabetical lists or browse within the categories of genre, format, city and country. Information in the Record Label files include location, a description of the company, genres and formats of recordings, as well as a list of the recording artists for some of the labels. " ResearchBuzz #228


Title: allrecordlabels.com

Provider: allrecordlabels.com

Subject Heading/s: Sound recording industry

LC Class: ML136

Reference Category: Directories

Description: " . . . a database of more than 9000 record labels. You can view the alphabetical lists or browse within the categories of genre, format, city and country. Information in the Record Label files include location, a description of the company, genres and formats of recordings, as well as a list of the recording artists for some of the labels. " ResearchBuzz #228


Title: A Passion for Jazz

Provider: D C DowDell

Subject Heading/s:

LC Class: ML3561

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: Developed by a jazz pianist and educator, this site is a compendium of information on jazz, its history, its vocabulary, and its musicians. Includes links to a timeline, festivals, portrait photographs, chords, sources for sheet music, lessons, etc.

2/04/06


Title: A Passion for Jazz

Provider: D C DowDell

Subject Heading/s:

LC Class: ML3561

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: Developed by a jazz pianist and educator, this site is a compendium of information on jazz, its history, its vocabulary, and its musicians. Includes links to a timeline, festivals, portrait photographs, chords, sources for sheet music, lessons, etc.

2/04/06


Title: Canadian Music Encyclopedia

Provider: CANOE (Canadian Online Explorer)

Subject Heading/s: Musicians--Canada--Biography

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Written by Toronto-based music writers Jaimie & Sharon Vernon, this database chronicles the history of chronicles the history of nearly 1,450 Canadian contemporary pop musicians from the 1950s to the present."

Updated 7/24/06


Title: Canadian Music Encyclopedia

Provider: CANOE (Canadian Online Explorer)

Subject Heading/s: Musicians--Canada--Biography

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Written by Toronto-based music writers Jaimie & Sharon Vernon, this database chronicles the history of chronicles the history of nearly 1,450 Canadian contemporary pop musicians from the 1950s to the present."

Updated 7/24/06


Title: Canadian Music Periodical Index

Provider: National Library of Canada

Subject Heading/s: Music--Canada

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: "CMPI is an index of articles from Canadian music periodicals. CMPI is a free service provided by the National Library of Canada. Texts of articles are not available from this site, but can be obtained through interlibrary loan at your local library.

The CMPI database includes nearly 30 000 entries on articles dating from the late-19th century to the present day. 500 Canadian music journals, newsletters and magazines are represented here, almost 200 of which are currently active and continue to be indexed."


Title: Canadian Music Periodical Index

Provider: National Library of Canada

Subject Heading/s: Music--Canada

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: "CMPI is an index of articles from Canadian music periodicals. CMPI is a free service provided by the National Library of Canada. Texts of articles are not available from this site, but can be obtained through interlibrary loan at your local library.

The CMPI database includes nearly 30 000 entries on articles dating from the late-19th century to the present day. 500 Canadian music journals, newsletters and magazines are represented here, almost 200 of which are currently active and continue to be indexed."


Title: Center for Black Music Research

Provider: Center for Black Music Research: Columbia College, Chicago

Subject Heading/s: African Americans--Music; Blacks--Africa--Music

LC Class: ML128

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: "The CBMR offers a variety of online resources for researching black music, including definitions and information on styles and genres, bibliographies and music lists, a discography of music of black composers, resources for teachers, the CBMR Style Guide, and a list of current jobs in the field."

Added 11/07/2008


Title: Center for Black Music Research

Provider: Center for Black Music Research: Columbia College, Chicago

Subject Heading/s: African Americans--Music; Blacks--Africa--Music

LC Class: ML128

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: "The CBMR offers a variety of online resources for researching black music, including definitions and information on styles and genres, bibliographies and music lists, a discography of music of black composers, resources for teachers, the CBMR Style Guide, and a list of current jobs in the field."

Added 11/07/2008


Title: Classical Music Pages

Provider: Matthew Boynick

Subject Heading/s: Music appreciation.

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "This web site provides you almost everything you need concerning classical music- its history, biographical information about composers (with portraits and short sound examples), explanations of the various musical forms and a dictionary of musical terminologies. It is designed to be of use for everyone from "beginners" to the music professional - decide for yourself how deeply you follow the links."

Includes exerpts from the Grove Concise Dictionary of Music, sound files and pictures.


Title: Classical Music Pages

Provider: Matthew Boynick

Subject Heading/s: Music appreciation.

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "This web site provides you almost everything you need concerning classical music- its history, biographical information about composers (with portraits and short sound examples), explanations of the various musical forms and a dictionary of musical terminologies. It is designed to be of use for everyone from "beginners" to the music professional - decide for yourself how deeply you follow the links."

Includes exerpts from the Grove Concise Dictionary of Music, sound files and pictures.


Title: Instrument Encyclopedia

Provider: Musical Heritage Network

Subject Heading/s: Musical instruments

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: An initiative of CHICO, the Cultural Heritage Information and Community Outreach project at the University of Michigan School of Information and Stearns Museum of Musical Instruments, School of Music.


Title: Instrument Encyclopedia

Provider: Musical Heritage Network

Subject Heading/s: Musical instruments

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: An initiative of CHICO, the Cultural Heritage Information and Community Outreach project at the University of Michigan School of Information and Stearns Museum of Musical Instruments, School of Music.


Title: Jazz Biographies

Provider: PBS

Subject Heading/s: Jazz musicians--United States--Biography

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An interactive dictionary of over 100 biographies of artists featured in the Ken Burns film shown by the Public Broadcasting System.


Title: Jazz Biographies

Provider: PBS

Subject Heading/s: Jazz musicians--United States--Biography

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An interactive dictionary of over 100 biographies of artists featured in the Ken Burns film shown by the Public Broadcasting System.


Title: Musicals101.com: The Cyber Encyclopedia of Musical Theatre,TV and Film

Provider: John Kenrick

Subject Heading/s: Musicals.

LC Class: M1500

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "This site's purpose is to be 'a reliable educational resource celebrating the history of musical theater, film, and television.' Offers detailed histories, bibliographies, chronologies, a show rights index, reviews, photo galleries, biographical sketches, script samples, and a calendar of memorable events. Specific musicals, people, and other topics are highlighted in special features. Searchable, with a site map. Maintained by John Kenrick, a musical theater history expert."


Title: Musicals101.com: The Cyber Encyclopedia of Musical Theatre,TV and Film

Provider: John Kenrick

Subject Heading/s: Musicals.

LC Class: M1500

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "This site's purpose is to be 'a reliable educational resource celebrating the history of musical theater, film, and television.' Offers detailed histories, bibliographies, chronologies, a show rights index, reviews, photo galleries, biographical sketches, script samples, and a calendar of memorable events. Specific musicals, people, and other topics are highlighted in special features. Searchable, with a site map. Maintained by John Kenrick, a musical theater history expert."


Title: Music History 102

Provider: Internet Public Library

Subject Heading/s: Music--History and criticism.

LC Class: ML159

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: Music History 102: a Guide to Western Composers and their Music from the Middle Ages to the Present

"The sound files that form a part of Music History 102 are encoded using RealAudio. To be able to access and play these files, you will need to download a copy of RealAudio Playersoftware on your computer. This software is available free of charge via the RealAudio Web Page."


Title: Music History 102

Provider: Internet Public Library

Subject Heading/s: Music--History and criticism.

LC Class: ML159

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: Music History 102: a Guide to Western Composers and their Music from the Middle Ages to the Present

"The sound files that form a part of Music History 102 are encoded using RealAudio. To be able to access and play these files, you will need to download a copy of RealAudio Playersoftware on your computer. This software is available free of charge via the RealAudio Web Page."


Title: Online Glossary [of music]

Provider: Essentials of Music

Subject Heading/s: Music

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An interactive dictionary with some terms illustrated by audio files using RealPlayer.


Title: Online Glossary [of music]

Provider: Essentials of Music

Subject Heading/s: Music

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An interactive dictionary with some terms illustrated by audio files using RealPlayer.


Title: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Provider: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Subject Heading/s: Rock musicians--Biography; Musicians--Biography

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: A biographical encyclopedia of performers in several popular music fields, including blues, country, folk, and R & B.


Title: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Provider: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Subject Heading/s: Rock musicians--Biography; Musicians--Biography

LC Class: ML

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: A biographical encyclopedia of performers in several popular music fields, including blues, country, folk, and R & B.