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- All-Music Guide
- Classical Music Navigator
- Classical Net
- Finland’s Sibelius Academy Music Resources Guide
- Loeb Music Library: Music Databases and Information Resources
- Indiana University’s Worldwide Music Resources
One of the most comprehensive music sites on the WWW, but appears to not have been updated since 2002.
- Librarian’s Index to the Internet
- Renaissance and Baroque Society of Pittsburgh Early Music Links
- Archives of African-American Music and Culture
- Ethnomusicology, Folkmusic, and World Music
- Society for Seventeenth-Century Music
Archive of Dissertation Abstracts in Music
Archive of completed and in progress dissertations.
- ChoralNet The Internet Center for Choral Music
- Cyber Hymnal
2200+ hymns and Gospel songs in MIDI files arranged by topic and composer. Includes background information about the composers and lyricists. You can download NoteWorthy Player to view scores.
- The Instrument Encyclopedia
Musical instruments from around the world compiled by the Musical Heritage Network. Categorized by major instrument types, the Sachs-Hornbostel classification scheme, and by geographic region.
- The Red Hot Jazz Archive
- All About Jazz
Release announcements, reviews, biographies, articles.
- America’s Jazz Heritage (Smithsonian Institution exhibit)
- Miles Ahead!
Miles Davis website, with discography and bibliography, as well as links to other jazz sites.
- Song Text.net Lyrics, searchable by artitst, title and album
- Beat of India.com
Introductions to North and South Indian music, lists of ragas, and information on great composers of Hindustani and Karnatic vocal and instrumental music.
- Poetry and Music of the War Between the States
Full-text Union and Confederate songs indexed by title, author, first line. Contains lyrics and MIDI files for the music.
- History in Song
Provides lyrics to about 300 songs in American history from the Revolution to the 1960s. Some social/historical commentaries are provided for perspective.
- Aria Database
Contains about 1000 arias searchable by name, opera, composer, voice type, range, keyword. Complete operatic arias of Verdi, Mozart, and Puccini, plus selections from others. Also includes a database of characters from operas.
- Opera Glass
- Sheet Music Consortium
Special digitalized collection of 19th and early 20th century sheet music