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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

Choral Public Domain Library

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

Music & Performing Arts

This resource delivers the largest, most diverse catalog of music content in the world for students, scholars, and patrons of the arts. The multimedia resource features works from thousands of respected partners, covers hundreds of genres from alternative rock to zydeco and from alternative dance to operatic arias, and encompasses a wide range of content formats—including scores, reference, and high definition audio and video. Databases include:

Music Periodicals Database

Music Index Online

NAXOS Music Library


OhioLink Music Center

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)