Over 1,000 arias and ensembles, indexed by title, opera, language, composer, voice type, range, keyword, and whether there is a translation or text available. The database includes the complete operatic arias of Berlioz, Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, and Wagner, as well as selections by more than 40 other composers. There is also a database of opera characters.
From the Princeton University Library, a project to create an open access, searchable digital repository of rare 19th and early 20-century periodicals in music, art, and literature that document the emergence of cultural modernity in the West.
An index of chants in selected manuscripts and early printed sources of the Divine Office. The site includes a table of feast names in Latin and English. Currently maintained at the University of Western Ontario.
A database that provides descriptions of concert programme collections held by leading libraries, archives, and museums in the UK and Ireland. Serves as a guide to finding concert program collections. Each collection is described and indexed. Institutions include the British Library, Royal College of Music, and the Bodleian Library, Oxford.
Includes records for in-progress and completed dissertations in musicology reported since 1995, as well as the contents of all printed editions of Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology. Search by author or keyword, or browse by subject. The site includes an online registration form for reporting a dissertation topic or completed document.
Online version of The Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (1998). Around 4,000 entries on artists and groups, as well as songwriters, producers, and record labels. Also topical entries on genres. Includes Latin American, Cajun, Zydeco, Tex-Mex, etc.
A database of about 4,000 recordings, primarily LPs. Search by keyword or browse by title, performer, or publisher. Nearly 39,000 song and tune titles are included, some of which are cross reference to alternate titles. Provides song and tune IDs from standard reference works including Child, Laws, and Sharp.
Annotated thematic catalog of all known works of Frescobaldi, including doubtful and mistakenly attributed works. Excerpts of over 800 compositions. Lists original sources, modern editions, and scholarly literature.
A searchable database to the Hofmeister Monatsberichte (monthly catalogs), 1829-1900, published by Friedrich Hofmeister. The catalogs are a detailed source of information about music publication in the nineteenth century, especially in German-language areas.
A database of over ten thousand art-song and part-song texts, many of which include literal translations in English and over twenty other languages. Indexed by composer, poet, language, composer title, first line, and songs in English or English translation (title and first line). The search engine searches only the texts, not the translations.
The full record of the activities of the Metropolitan Opera. This searchable database contains comprehensive information on all Met performances and performers, both in-house and on tour, up to the latest night's offering.
An international index of several hundred music theory dissertations, mostly from the 1990s and later. Many of the foreign dissertations are not indexed in Dissertations and Theses. Includes a form for submitting dissertation information to the index.
A database of opera performances worldwide in over 600 theaters since 1996. Searchable by keyword (name, city, company) and browseable alphabetically (with numerous display options) or via clickable maps. Entries feature full details on each house, including contact and booking information, accessibility, neighboring venues, a link to the house's Web site, and details on current, past, and future seasons.
Indexes program notes and descriptive literature on musical compositions from books in LC classes MT90 - MT145. The call numbers included in citations are those of the Univ. of Tennessee music library, so when you find a relevant citation, search in the UCSB Library catalog to find the call number of the book in the UCSB music library.
An index to ca. 50,000 songs in collections owned by the music library of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Search by title, first line, song type, accompaniment type, composer, author, language, geographical/ethnic source, and other parameters. Check the UCSB Library catalog to find out whether a specific collection is held by the UCSB music library.