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Key Resources for International Music Research
RILM : Abstracts of Music Literature
A comprehensive guide to publications on traditional, popular and classical musics from all over the world. Publications are in multiple languages and cover from 1967 to the present.
Music Periodicals Database
[Formerly Intl. Index to Music Periodicals]
Explore all aspects of music from medieval chants to contemporary alternative rock, including music performance & theatre, ethnomusicology, theory and composition. Full-text access to more than 200 magazines & journals, and indexes 600 more from across 20 countries, primarily from 1996 onwards.
Performing Arts Periodicals Database
[formerly Intl. Index to Performing Arts]
Research many aspects of performing arts, including theatre, dance, film, television, stagecraft, broadcast arts, & storytelling. Full-text access to more than 130 magazines & journals, and indexes articles from 400 more. Most articles listed are post-1996.
Oxford Music Online
Research the history of music across a broad range of musical styles with external audio links. Search Grove Music Online (29 volumes of New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians), the Oxford Dictionary of Music, the Oxford Companion to Music and Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
Featured Resource : Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
A 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.
New Books & AV materials
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Subject Librarian | Kaitiaki Pukapuka