DRAM (Recorded Anthology of American Music)
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Abstracts and Indexes
Online since 2003, IPA Source is the web's largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. Now with over 6066 titles!
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Orchestral Music Online is the most recent iteration of David Daniels's classic repertoire reference work used by conductors, orchestras, musicians, and musicologists throughout the world. This new online version, based on the critically acclaimed fourth edition of the printed reference work Orchestral Music: A Handbook (2005, Scarecrow Press), provides greater and easier access to more information on composers and works.
Covers all aspects of music, including composers, performers, terminology, musical genres and forms.
(Includes: New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, New Grove Dictionary of Jazz and New Grove Dictionary of Opera.)
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Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) is a comprehensive bibliography of writings on music serving the global music research community. Today RILM has over 600,000 records in 214 languages from 151 countries.
Published by the Répertoire International des Sources Musicale - RISM (International Inventory of Musical Sources) is an international, non-profit joint venture, which aims to comprehensively document the world's musical sources of manuscripts or printed music, works on music theory, and libretti stored in libraries, archives, monasteries, schools and private collections.
General Dictionaries and Reference
Merriam-Webster Dictionary – word definitions, plus Spanish-English dictionary, thesaurus and more.
Thesaurus – find synonyms and antonyms
Bartleby.com – dictionaries, encyclopedias, quotations and more
Includes searchable directories for performers, artist managers, companies, festivals, competitions and schedules.