Databases for Music

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The authoritative resource for music research with over 52,000 articles written by nearly 9,000 scholars charting the diverse history, theory, and cultures of music around the globe.
Indexes more than 850 music periodicals from more than 40 countries covering all styles and genres of music.
Provides access to The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, which includes The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz and The New Grove Dictionary of Opera.
Includes all formats of scholarly works on music and related fields--articles, books, bibliographies, catalogs, dissertations, films and videos, and conference proceedings.

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Allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past.
Provides citations to articles and essays from over 1,000 journals, monographic series, reports, commentaries, and review essays.
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Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
Journal database covering art, architecture, design, history, philosopy, music, literature, theater, and more.
A rich collection of influential performances and documentaries spanning eras and demonstrating classical music’s dynamic evolution.
Distinguished classical recordings (approximately 100,000 albums) that users can listen to online.
An additional 2,300+ videos of classical performances, masterclasses, and lectures.
Contains over 3.5 million music tracks that deliver the sounds of all regions of the world.
Gives access to over 600 award-winning productions and a wealth of related study materials.
Covers popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day.
The authoritative resource for music research with over 52,000 articles written by nearly 9,000 scholars charting the diverse history, theory, and cultures of music around the globe.
Largest and most comprehensive collection of jazz available online with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.
Metropolitan Opera On Demand includes more than 800 full-length Met performances.
Combines music, audio, and video that spans all time periods, and includes hundreds of thousands of seminal artists.
An international index to choral scores for documentary research and pedagogy.
Comprehensive collection of classical music, contemporary jazz, world, folk, adult contemporary, Chinese, pop, and rock music.
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Limited to 10 simultaneous users.
More than 5,000 jazz albums representing 7,000+ jazz artists.
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Limited to 15 simultaneous users.
Extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts, and documentaries.
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Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
Covers the New York Times late edition (East Coast) (1980-present), the New York Times Magazine (1997-present), and the New York Times Book Review (1997-present).
Contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries.
An ever-expanding filmed encyclopedia of the organ and its history and repertoire, created by Fugue State Films and the Royal College of Organists.
Provides annotated lists of reliable resources for a variety of topics in music.
Offers over 8,000 articles across an extraordinary range of subjects: composers, performers, conductors, individual works, instruments and notation, forms and genres.
Over 12,500 entries covering musical subjects of all kinds including entries on composers, performers, conductors, musical terms and forms, instruments, works, venues, and a host of other topics.
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 395 international periodicals, plus full text for more than 160 of the indexed journals, covering a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry.
Provides access to the complete content of the seven Recent Researches in Music series, scholarly performance editions of music.
More than 3,000 albums and 45,000 tracks representing musical traditions from all over the globe.