Dictionaries and encyclopedias

Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

The first comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world’s peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material and 300 audio recordings, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.

Grove Music Online (Oxford Music Online)

A comprehensive compendium of music scholarship offering the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and MusiciansThe New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, as well as numerous subsequent updates and emendations. Including more than 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies contributed by over 6,000 scholars from around the world, Oxford Music Online is the unsurpassed authority on all aspects of music.

MGG Online

Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) is a general encyclopedia of music, offering in-depth articles on every aspect of music as well as many related areas such as literature, philosophy, and visual arts.

Oxford History of Western Music Online

Offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin.

Jazz Discography

General discography of all categories of recorded jazz, from 1896 to today. Covers all categories of jazz and other creative improvised music, including Traditional, Swing, Bop, Modern, Avant-Garde, Fusion, Third Stream, etc.

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