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Citations to music journals, conference proceedings, books, reviewing sources, and dissertations. International coverage.
Very international database with coverage in hundreds of languages and includes specialized subject headings. Current coverage includes: conference proceedings (1835-present), Festschriften (1840-present), periodicals (1967-present).
Language: English, German, French, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Polish, etc.
Keywords: International Repertory of Music Literature
Why search here? Good place to start finding background information on specific people including composers, performers, musicologists, theorists, critics, and others, with bibliographies given for futher research.
Content type: Reference materials, bibliographies
Coverage dates: 2001-present
Arranged in alphabetical order; use the search box at the right to search within the dictionary.
Collection offers many ebooks in music topics including film music, information about instruments, and biographies of composers.
Companions are organized as eBooks on specific topics with chapters written by different experts. Disciplines with especially rich coverage include literature, philosophy, religion, music, and history. Additional Cambridge Companions in Literature available in the database Literature Online under 'Publications'.
Encyclopedia contains entries in categories including issues of style, techniques and practices, the history and development of musical instruments, and the work of performers, scholars, theorists, composers and editors.