The stylistic development of Western art music in the Classical, Romantic, and Modern eras. Selected works from each era are the focal point of the study.
Last Updated: Mar 7, 2013
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Solzhenitsen plays and conducts Mozart with the Mariinsky Orchestra, followed by Andras Schiff playing and conducting the same piece with his "occasional band," Cappella Andrea Barca
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- Oxford Music Online
Access and cross-search the vast resources of Oxford's music reference in one location. Includes Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Oxford Dictionary of Music.
- Lexis-Nexis Music Reviews
Search for recent music and opera reviews over the last dozen years in newspapers such as the New York Times and Washington Post.
- RILM Music Abstracts
Over 200,000 citations on international music describing books, articles, and dissertations. Produced by the Repertoire Internationale de Litterature Musicale. Covers 1967 to the present.
- Classical Music Library
Offers an impressive classical music collection enabling you to listen to a continually growing collection. Possibly a good resource for listening to clarinet tracks, in prep for creating a wonderful composition for my wife!
The accumulation of most academic and public library catalogs. Good place to expand your book research, although you may need to use Interlibrary Loan or E-Z Borrow to obtain materials.
- Grove Book of Operas
- Dictionary of Opera Characters
- Grove Book of Opera Singers
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