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Provides access to International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of thousands of songs and arias. Also includes IPA and diction charts, pronunciation recordings, and other singing related resources.
This multi-faceted reference database chronicles the diverse history and culture of the African American experience through essays, biographies, discographies, interviews, images, lyrics and scores. Covers a wide range of African American musical expression, including blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms.
Provides integrated online access to the ten-volume Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (audio and print editions available in the Fine Arts Library). Covers cultural music from all areas of the planet including genres, instruments, places, people, ensembles, and cultural groups. Includes audio examples. Alexander Street Press.
The most comprehensive reference work for music in English, with continually updated content. Searches Grove Music Online initially; on search results pages, provides links to more results from The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music. Oxford University Press.