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Music Resources

Recommended Resources

In addition to the research resources listed below, Mount Union offers a number of recommended resources that will have additional information in your field of study.

Music Research Databases

African American Music Reference

American Song

Choral Public Domain Library

Classical Music Library

Classical Music in Video

This source offers access to approximately 1,500 videos of performances and 601 works.

Classical Scores Library Volumes I and II

Contemporary World Music

Dance in Video

Humanities International Complete

This resource provides bibliographic references to literary, scholarly, and creative journals published in the United States and Canada. This database covers over 1,700 journals and more than 1.5 million records.

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance

International Music Score Public Library

Jazz Music Library

Music Online: Listening

Music Periodicals Database

The Music Index Online

NAXOS Music Library


OhioLink Music Center

Opera in Video

Oxford Music Online

This source includes "Grove Music Online," "Oxford Dictionary of Music," and "The Oxford Companion to Music."

Percussive Arts Society

This is a complete original archive with 55 years of publications.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (1967-Present only)

Smithsonian Global Sound

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online