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MUSIC: Subject Guide

Resource suggestions and search tips for research in music as well as access to scores and sheet music.

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treble clef with some notes on wavy staff linesIn this Guide, you'll find:

Key Resources

Quick links to best bets

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Reference sources - great for getting started

Reference sources can be a great starting point for research. Reference sources typically provide definitions, give topic overviews, and explain theories. They can also point to additional readings and scholarship. Examples of reference sources include: dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, guidebooks, manuals, and textbooks. 

Dictionaries

Selected Reference Books