This is the first place you should search when doing music research. Use it to find background information about your topic, and pay particular attention to the bibliographies at the end of each entry. They can provide you with great sources!
Oxford Music Online, home of Grove Music Online, the world’s premier online music encyclopedia, offering comprehensive coverage of music, musicians, music-making, and music scholarship. This resource includes: The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The Norton Grove Dictionary of Women Composers, The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, 2nd edition, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music.
mozart AND "piano concerto" AND (analysis OR criticism OR interpretation)
mozart AND (society OR culture OR politics OR philosophy)
Use these databases to find articles on your topic as well as music recordings in the classical music library.
Provides access to the core scholarly journals in many fields of study. The Advanced Search feature allows you to search solely within Music journals. Be aware that most JStor journal coverage ends 4-6 years prior to the current year.
An online listening library, featuring music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera.
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