Includes Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music, as well as the Encyclopedia of Popular Music and other genre-specific resources. Features full-text searching of over 60,000 articles on all aspects of music. Tutorial for the Oxford Music Online database.
A comprehensive resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. Each volume contains an overview of the region, a survey of its musical heritage, traditions and themes; and a description of specific musical genres, practices, and performances. Included are detailed photographs that show musicians, musical instrument, and the cultural context of dances, rituals, and ceremonies. Other images include drawings, maps, and musical examples for further study. View a tutorial on this database here.
Collection of over 60 encyclopedias in full text, comprising more than 300,000 entries and including volumes published between 1775 and the present. The content of this extensive multilingual collection spans the most important fields and subject areas of historical musicology, ethnomusicology, and theory, on topics ranging from popular music and rock, opera, instruments, blues and gospel, to performers, recorded music and women composers. New titles are being added annually. Tutorial for the RILM Music Encyclopedias database.
Comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date, the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Music of India depicts the story of Indian music through 2,000 years of history. Entries cover forms of music from classical to film-originated, as well as dance styles, technical terms, instruments, and biographies of vocalists, musicologists, saints, poets, gurus, composers, and instrumentalists.