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Subject Guide: Music — History

To search the entire collection of print and electronic resources, go to e-Library.

Books in Print | Periodicals | Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc. | Subscription Databases | E-Journals | E-Books | Professional Associations | Other Online Resources

Books in Print: LC Call Numbers in Stacks

Location In Stacks

Range | Subject
ML | Literature of Music
ML159 - ML2795 | History and Criticism
ML460 - ML1354 | Instruments and Instrumental Music
ML1100 - ML1354 | Chamber and Orchestral
ML1400 - ML3275 | Vocal Music
ML1500 - ML1554 | Choral Music
ML1600 - ML2826 | Secular Vocal Music
ML2900 - ML3197 | Sacred Vocal Music
ML3400 - ML3465 | Dance Music
ML3800 - ML3923 | National Music

Periodicals: DDCS Call Numbers

Location | Title
780.5 Am35m | Journal of the American Musicological Society: 1948 to date
780.5 C578 | Clavier: 1963-1994
780.5 D542 | Diapason: 1931/33-2000
780.5 J82m | Journal of Music Theory: 1957-2000
780.5 J82r | Journal of Research in Music Education: 1959-2001
780.5 M97a | American Organist: 1961-1970
780.5 M97e | Music Educators Journal: 1958/59 to date
780.5 97j | Music Journal: 1969-1977
780.5 M97q | Musical Quarterly: 1959 to date
780.5 M97r | Musical Review: 1967-1994; (Microfilm 1940-1962)
780.5 M973n | Music Library Association Notes: 1943 to 2001
780.5 N213b | NATS Bulletin: 1960-1985 (NATS Journal: 1985-1996)
780.5 | Notes: 1944 to date
780.5 P43 | Perspectives of New Music: 1962-1977; 2004 to date
780.5 R651 | Rolling Stone: Current year only on shelves
780.5 T22m | Teaching Music: 1993 to 2005
780.7 Am37 | American Music Teacher: 1995-2003
780.9034 N622 | Nineteenth-Century Music: 1977 to 2001
782.05 Op2 | Opera News: 1945 to date
786.205 P573 | The Piano Quarterly: 1969-1992
786.505 Or3 | Organ Yearbook: 1970-1986
786.6 Or14p | Organ Handbook: 1985 to 1996
786.605 T673 | The Tracker: 1976 to 2010

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online • http://www.search.eb.com

Literati • http://literati.credoreference.com

Subscription Databases

Complete list of subscription databaseshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/databaseindex

Academic Search Complete • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=a9h

Ingenta • http://www.ingentaconnect.com/search/advanced

JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II, and III Interdisciplinary Collections • http://www.jstor.org/search/

Music Quarterly • http://mq.oxfordjournals.org/

OCLC FirstSearch • http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=WilsonSelectPlus;autho=100159676;FSIP/

WorldCat • http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=WorldCat;FSIP%20

E-Journals

Complete list of subscription e-journalshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ejournals

Other suggested e-journals and e-journal collections:

Electronic Full Text Journals (Search "Music") • http://atoz.ebsco.com.centenary.idm.oclc.org/Titles/3423?lang=en&lang.menu=en&lang.subject=en

Directory of Open Access Journalshttp://www.doaj.org/home

EBSCO Open Access Music CollectionExplore nearly 200 full text journals related to music.

Journal of Music Theoryhttp://www.dukeupress.edu/jmt/

Journal of Seventeenth Century Musichttp://sscm-jscm.press.illinois.edu/

Online Trombone Journalhttp://www.trombone.org/articles/browse.asp

E-Books

Complete list of subscription e-bookshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ebooks

Other suggested e-books and e-book collections:

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)http://www.doabooks.org/

Hathi Trust Digital Libraryhttp://www.hathitrust.org/

Internet Archivehttp://archive.org/details/texts

National Academy Presshttp://www.nap.edu/

Online Books Pagehttp://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/

Professional Associations

American Musicological Society • http://www.ams-net.org/

International Association for Jazz Education • http://www.apassion4jazz.net/iaje.html

International Foundation for Music Research • http://www.music-research.org

Music Publishers of the United States • http://mpa.org/

Music Teachers National Association • http://www.mtna.org/

National Association for Music Education • http://www.menc.org

Society for Music Theory • http://societymusictheory.org/

Other Suggested Online Music Resources

All Music Guide (AMG) • http://www.allmusic.com/

American Roots Music • http://www.pbs.org/americanrootsmusic/index.html

Aria Database (1,278 arias) • http://www.aria-database.com/

Carnegie Hall Performance Archive • http://www.carnegiehall.org/History/Performance-History-Search/

Classic CatDirectory • http://www.classiccat.net/

Classical Archives • http://www.classicalarchives.com/

Composers • http://library.music.indiana.edu/music_resources/composer.html

Ethnomusicology Resources on the Web at Wesleyan University • http://echarry.web.wesleyan.edu/ethno.html

Ethnomusicology, Folk Music, and World Music • http://guides.lib.washington.edu/ethnomusicology

Internet Center for Choral Music • http://www.choralnet.org

Louis Armstrong Discography • http://www.satchography.com/

Louisiana Sheet Music Collection (Tulane Digital Library)• http://digitallibrary.tulane.edu/collection?id=84

Native American Music • http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/indices/NAmusic.html

RedHot Jazz Archives • http://www.redhotjazz.com/

Revised Common Lectionary • http://lectionary.library.vanderbilt.edu/

Selected Internet Resources in Music & the Arts • http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/music/offsite.html

Sibley Music Library Music Theory Sites • http://www.esm.rochester.edu/sibley/

Song Lyrics • http://library.music.indiana.edu/music_resources/songlyr.html

WWW Sites of Interest to Musicologists • http://www.ams-net.org/www-musicology.php

Middle Ages Music Links

Ancient Greek Music • http://www.oeaw.ac.at/kal/agm

Music History 102: The Middle Ages • http://www.ipl.org/div/mushist/middle/index.htm

Renaissance Music Links

Acadia Early Music Archive • http://www.acadiau.ca/~gcallon/www/archive/ftp.htm

Classical Net: Renaissance • http://www.classical.net/music/rep/lists/ren.php

Internet Renaissance Band • http://www.curtisclark.org/emusic/

Music History 102: The Renaissance • http://www.ipl.org/div/mushist/ren/index.htm

Baroque Music Links

About Baroque Music • http://www.dovesong.com/positive_music/archives/baroque/about_baroque.asp

Baroque Music Page • http://www.baroquemusic.org/index.html

Music of the Baroque Era • http://trumpet.sdsu.edu/M345/Baroque_Music1.html

Music History 102: The Baroque Age • http://www.ipl.org/div/mushist/bar/index.htm

Rhythm in Baroque Music • http://www.rubinghscience.org/music/baroquerhythm1.html

Classical Music Links

Music History 102: The Classical or Viennese Period • http://www.ipl.org/div/mushist/clas/index.htm

Project AEIOU: Early Classical • http://www.aeiou.at/aeiou.music.8

Project AEIOU: Classical Period • http://www.aeiou.at/aeiou.music.9

Romantic Era Music Links

Eras Online: Romantic 1825 1900 • http://www.classicalscore.com/timeline/romantic.html

Music History 102: The Romantic Era • http://www.ipl.org/div/mushist/rom/index.htm

Project AEIOU: Early Romantic • http://www.aeiou.at/aeiou.music.10

Project AEIOU: Romantic Post-1848 • http://www.aeiou.at/aeiou.music.11

Romantic Period Music • http://dorakmt.tripod.com/music/romantic.html

Twentieth Century Music Links

Music History 102: The 20th Century • http://www.ipl.org/div/mushist/twen/index.htm

Project AEIOU: Between the Wars • http://www.aeiou.at/aeiou.music.12

Project AEIOU: Music Post WWII • http://www.aeiou.at/aeiou.music.13