African American Music Reference
Music Online: African American Music Reference
Contains biographies, discographies, essays, images, lyrics, and sheet music on blues, jazz, spirituals, gospel, ragtime, civil rights songs, rhythm and blues, hip hop and rap and other African American idioms.
Qwest.tv is an educational streaming video service created by Quincy Jones and Reza Ackbaraly, for educational institutions, featuring 20th and 21st century African American music genres and world music. Platform contains concerts, documentaries, performances, and feature films.
Music Periodicals Database
Music database provides access to international music periodicals from 1874 to the present. Subject areas include composition, ethnomusicology, music education, music theory, musical theater, performance, and popular music forms.
Oxford Music Online
Major music reference database providing online access to “Encyclopedia of Popular Music,” “Grove Music Online,” “The Grove Dictionary of American Music,” “The Oxford Companion to Music,” “The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians,” “The New Grove Dictionary of Opera” and “The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz,” and “The Oxford Dictionary of Music.”
Pop Culture Universe
The database is a diverse interdisciplinary resource covering, arts and visual culture, business and advertising, ethnic and group culture, fashion and appearance, film, food and drink, literature, music, politics, recreation and leisure, religion and spirituality, sports, television and radio, and technology and media.
EBSCOhost Databases (Music)
A multi-interdisciplinary suite of databases covering the arts, humanities, law, life and health sciences, social sciences, science, and technology. Databases contain popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, documents, books, digital media, and other information items. Open Cluster Searching Select – Academic Search Complete, Academic Search Premier, MAS Ultra™ School Edition, MasterFILE Premier, The Music Index, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, and RIPM - Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals.
The Database of Recorded American Music (DRAM) is a music recordings database providing access to emerging genres via independent recording labels. Dram features CD-quality audio (192kbps Mp4), complete original liner notes and essays from independent record labels, and sound archives.
Music Online: American Song
The American Song database includes songs by and about Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, European immigrants, and other sociodemographic groups. The database includes songs of the Anti-War Protests, Civil Rights Movement, Union Crusades, and other political movements. Music genres include Blues, African American Music, Folk, Rhythm & Blues, Country, Jazz, Rock, and other popular musical forms.
Music Online: Contemporary World Music
Contemporary World Music is a global database contains genres such as Reggae, World Beat, World Fusion, Latin, Jazz, Bollywood, Fado, Flamenco, Klezmer, Zydeco, Gospel, Gagaku, and other musical forms.
Music Online: Jazz Music Library Database
The Jazz Music Library Database is one of the most comprehensive databases of streaming Jazz music available. The resource includes information on artists, ensembles, albums, and sub-genres, including Swing, Be-Bop, Latin Jazz, Cool Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz, Fusion, and Jazz Funk.
Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is a virtual resource of the world's aural, cultural, and musical traditions. This musical resource provides researchers with digital media sources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms. Database content includes materials from the International Library of African Music (ILAM) at Rhodes University and the Archive Research Centre for Ethnomusicology (A.R.C.E.) in New Delhi.