Music databases


DRAM: the Database of Recorded American Music
A collection of sound recordings documenting American music. more…
Technical note
IIMP Full Text (International Index to Music Periodicals)
Articles on all genres of music. more…
IPA Source
International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.more…
Articles on the arts, humanities, and social sciences. more…
Met Opera on Demand
Instant access to Met audio and video performances. more…
Music Index Online
Indexes music magazines and journals worldwide. more…
Music Online (Alexander Street Press)
Audio, video, scores and full-text reference content covering classical, jazz, world and American music. more…
Naxos Music Library
Online classical audio recordings of entire Naxos catalog plus many other labels.  more…
Naxos Music Library Jazz
Online jazz audio recordings of entire Naxos catalog plus many other labels. more…
Opera in Video
Hundreds of hours of productions, interviews, etc. of major operatic works. more…
Oxford Music Online (formerly Grovemusic)
Includes New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians, New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, and New Grove Dictionary of Opera more…
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
Index to all aspects of music and related fields. more…

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