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ONLINE DATABASES AND REFERENCE WORKS
*Please note: these online resources are only accessible on Longy computers or through Longy’s wireless network—except for Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology, they are not available off-campus.
For more about the library’s periodical holdings and a list of journal titles, click here.
Database of Recorded American Music (DRAM)
Online access to audio recordings from New World Records and Composers Recordings, Inc. (CRI), along with the complete and original liner notes and essays. Other contributing labels include: Albany, Innova, Cedille, XI, Pogus, and Deep Listening.
Doctoral Dissertation in Musicology - Online
An international database of bibliographic records for completed dissertations and new dissertation topics in the fields of musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology, as well as in related musical, scientific, and humanistic disciplines.
Grove Music Online
“…[a] compendium of music scholarship offering the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition (2002), as well as numerous subsequent updates and emendations.”
IPA transcriptions and literal translations of songs and arias
JSTOR Music Collection
Complete digitized back runs of 32 scholarly music journals
Naxos Music Library
“…the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online, offering over 550,000 tracks of Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. It includes the complete BIS, Chandos, Hänssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Naxos, Ondine and selected titles of other leading independent labels, with over 1,000 albums added monthly.”
Orchestra Music Online
Index to information on more than 6,700 orchestral works, including instrumentation, duration and availability.
Oxford Companion to Music
Oxford Dictionary of Music
The Music Index
International index to 690 music periodicals, currently covering the period 1975-2005. Note: Citations from the period 1949-1973 are in print only; these volumes are located in Reference (call number: Ref. ML118 .M84).
Catalog of books, scores, and other media in libraries worldwide.