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About this guide
This is the Music of the United States quick guide. The main music research guide covers general topics. Related guides (listed in box at bottom right) cover other aspects of music.
Locate music books, recordings, scores, articles, & e-resources
Browse the shelves for books on the history of American music: ML200
Find music journal articles (MIT access)
These sources may list articles not listed in BartonPlus:
Dictionaries and encyclopedias
Many print-only dictionaries and bibliographies are available in the library. See especially Ref ML101.U6 and Ref ML120.U5
Streaming audio and video
Naxos mobile app
Create and download playlists of your favorite pieces from the Naxos Music Library.
Roughly 200 tracks representing a variety of jazz styles and periods.
Music and Performing Arts
Over 5 million tracks from Alexander Street Press: includes American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music, Jazz Music Library, and Smithsonian Global Sound
Naxos Video Library
Classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts, documentaries, and more.
Classical music including concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries, master classes, artist profiles, and educational films.
Digital Concert Hall
From the Berlin Philharmonic: live broadcasts, videos, and a large archive of recordings. Create a user account for access.
Classical Music Library
More from Alexander Street Press. Use the Menu feature to access other collections, including world music, jazz, and more.
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