Encyclopedias & Bibliographies

Oxford Music Online

  • Content from the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, and many other sources
  • 50,000 articles on composers, musicians, and music topics
  • Extensive bibliographies and complete works lists
  • Good place to begin your research and gather sources

Oxford Bibliographies – Music

  • Annotated bibliographies for composers and music topics
  • Each article/bibliography written by top scholars in the field
  • Best place to locate sources for your research topic

Garland Encyclopedia

  • Authoritative encyclopedia of world music
  • 9,000 pages of material written by internationally-recognized experts
  • 300 streaming audio recordings
  • Great tool for ethnomusicology, world, and folk music research