Franklin &  Marshall College Library

MUS 102: Introduction to World Music

Print Resources

Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
Ref ML100 .G16 1998

Concise Dictionary of Music
Ref ML100 .H897

New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
Ref ML100 .N48

New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments
Ref ML102 .I5N48

Garland Encyclopedia of Popular Music
Ref ML102 .P66 G84

The Harvard biographical dictionary of music
Ref ML105 .H38 1996

American musical traditions
ML3551 .A53 2002

Current Biography
Ref CT100 .C8

journals in our collection.....
Ethnomusicology, Perspective in New Music, 19TH Century Music, College Music Symposium, Rolling Stone ...

Online Resources

Grove Music Online
Online version of the New Grove Dictionary of Music, this online resource is updated quarterly and is considered to be the premier authority on music. It now also includes New Grove Dictionary of Opera.

Library Catalog
Catalog may be a good to look for criticism, scores and recordings.

Excellent source for full-text, to-date reviews and critiques of musicians and performances.

Readers' Guide Full Text
Indexes over 200 popular U.S. general interest periodicals. Covers 1983 to the present.

Readers' Guide Retrospective
Comprehensive indexing of 500 of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America. The complete database covers the years 1890 through 1982.

Search for recordings, under Popular and Classical Music. You may even find fan reviews.

Try the Arts & Humanites or Society & Culture. Musicians may have their own websites.

Music Literature (RILM)
Over 200,000 citations on international music describing books, articles, and dissertations. Produced by the Repertoire Internationale de Litterature Musicale. Covers 1969 to the present.

Last updated: 9/26/03 ag, contact Andy Gulati for assistance, 291-4261