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A bibliography of music, mostly in tablature, for the lute, guitar, vihuela, and other plucked string instruments, written during the late-15th century through the 18th century. Detailed descriptions and indexes are available for some sources in the bibliography.
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Music Index Online covers topics concerned with every aspect of the classical and popular world of music.
Dates of coverage: 1979-present.
An international bibliography of scholarly writings on music and related disciplines, with abstracts in English.
Dates of coverage: 1967-present.
Comprehensive music bibliography providing international coverage of music literature.
Dates of coverage: 18th century-1966
Citations to articles in scholarly and popular music periodicals. Contains more than 500,000 entries. Includes RIPM Online Archive, a full-text version of journals indexed in RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals.
Dates of Coverage: 1800 and 1950
An international, cooperative effort to identify and describe the world's pre-1850 musical sources, to record what primary sources exist, and to identify their locations. These sources include manuscripts or printed music, writings on music theory, and libretti.
Originally compiled in print by Harold Barlow and Sam Morgenstern, this site provides MIDI files of the themes of almost 10,000 instrumental works by more than 150 composers.
A database of musical themes in Western classical music, folksongs, and sixteenth-century Latin motets. The Themefinder U.S. RISM subset includes the incipits of over 55,000 post-1600 musical manuscripts from U.S. libraries.
Contains international industry news, all contact information and articles.
A directory of over 120 international music competitions, with additional information about prize winners and commissioned works.
Contains Grove Music Online, the Oxford Companion to Music, the Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
The Supplementary LP Recording Catalog contains access to recordings cataloged prior to 1976 not otherwise included in OBIS. The listing below includes composers, performers, titles and subjects interfiled. When critical information was included on the backs of cards, the verso was also scanned in the preservation process.
A labor union of professional musicians in the United States and Canada.
A selective society of violin and bow makers. Website provides information on membership and on biennial meetings.
An association of leading soloists, orchestral players, commercial, jazz and popular performers, freelancers, harp therapists, college and university professors, adult amateurs, and students of all ages. Fosters appreciation of the harp, encourages the composition of harp music, and seeks to improve the quality of harp performance.
Provides an array of services, including a peer-reviewed journal, instrument insurance, discounts on publications and other resources, annual professional development opportunities, and access to a network of colleagues throughout the string profession.
Promotes interest in the viola by supporting performance, education, and research. Website includes information on jobs, competitions, and educational programs and offers various scores and audio and video recordings.
The Canadian chapter of the International Viola Society.
An organization concerned with harp performance, education, craftsmanship, and outreach.
Association for the advancement of viola performance and research. Website includes information on congresses, national chapters, awards, publications, and events.
A national association of music teachers with nearly 22,000 members and more than 500 local affiliates. Sponsors competitions, professional certification, and financial assistance programs.
An advocacy and funding organization, comprised of the American Music Center and Meet the Composer, formed to support creators, performers, and audiences of new American music by living composers.
A society devoted to the science of making, repairing, and preserving stringed musical instruments and their bows. Website contains information on membership, publications, competitions, and outreach.
A global alliance of harpists, teachers, and scholars concerned with composition, education, appreciation, and performance of harp music. Promotes communication through international congresses and publications.
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An ethnographic field collection of traditional fiddle tunes performed by Henry Reed of Glen Lyn, Virginia, and recorded by folklorist Alan Jabbour in 1966-67. Includes original sound recordings, field notes, and musical transcriptions with descriptive notes on tune histories.
The Conservatory's own special collections reside in the basement of the Kohl Building and can be retrieved upon request.
The Primrose International Viola Archive (PIVA), housed at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, is the official viola archive of the both the International Viola Society and American Viola Society. PIVA holds the largest collection in the world of the viola literature as well as William Primrose's own collection of letters, personal belongings and instruments.
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A free, automated tool for creating parts from existing music scores. Upload a PDF or import from IMSLP, then adjust the optically generated staff divisions to extract parts.
Descriptions and finding aids for the Cello Music Collections at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Cumulatively, these nine collections form the world's largest holdings of cello-related materials.
a collaborative digital initiative in the form of a video library curated by America’s Orchestral Academy and initiated by the New World Symphony
A performing arts video library with operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places.
A British enterprise dedicated to releasing CDs of unexplored repertoire for the cello, played by past and present performers.
A discussion board for cellists throughout the world.
A collection of hundreds of harp scores, books, recordings, strings, and accessories available for purchase. Also provides information on competitions and current events.
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Brenton Grom, Ph.D. candidate in Musicology at Case Western University, created this guide.