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Databases

Databases and additional websites are listed on the B&ECPL Subject Guide: Music

 

Websites

PLEASE NOTE: The B&ECPL cannot guarantee the validity or accuracy of information found on the Internet. This list is included as a tool intended to help users find relevant information. The Library does not endorse information provided by third parties.

Click on a category below to view a list of music websites:

Research

 

Sheet Music

Newspapers

 

Local Organizations

Local Event Listings

 

National Associations

Vocal

 

 

 

Research

Harvard College Library's Online Resources for Scholars
Use the "Guide Menu" on the left to navigate this excellent guide.
 

WWW Sites of Interest to Musicologists (American Musicological Society)
A comprehensive, categorized collection of links of interest to musicians compiled by the American Musicological Society.
 

University at Buffalo Music Library
Comprehensive musical research resources that support the instructional and research needs of the UB Music Department, and serves the music information needs of Western New York's arts community.

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Newspapers

Art Voice
Buffalo's free newsweekly, includes weekly round-up of recommended events and a comprehensive events calendar and music listing.
 

Buffalo News
Buffalo's only current daily newspaper, with local music news, event listings and reviews.

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Local Event Listings

Best of WNY
Buffalo and Western New York entertainment and event directory guide.
 

Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau
Erie County's official tourism guide. Search for local music societies and orchestras, venues, schedules and links to websites for the performing arts, events and festivals.
 

Buffalo Rising
Music news, reviews, and event listings for Buffalo.

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Vocal

Aria Database
A searchable reference guide to arias by name, opera, language, and voice type. For many of the arias it includes libretti, MIDI files, and word-by-word translations into English. The Aria Database includes the complete set of operatic arias of Verdi, Mozart, Puccini and many others.
 

Choral Public Domain Library: ChoralWiki
Internet resource for choral music, with a large (and growing) collection of digitized choral sheet music scores, composer pages, and translations. Search for sheet music by title or composer, or browse in a number of categories.

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Sheet Music

Choral Public Domain Library: ChoralWiki
Internet resource for choral music, with a large (and growing) collection of digitized choral sheet music scores, composer pages, and translations. Search for sheet music by title or composer, or browse in a number of categories.
 

IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
Free public domain sheet music library, containing close to 40,000 scores (some of which include orchestral parts). Created by the International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP).
 

Sheet Music and Multi-Media Resources (Harvard College Library)
The most authoritative gateway to digitized sheet music collections, such as the Library of Congress American Memory collections. *Listed below the Harvard-only resources

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Local Organizations

Buffalo Music Hall of Fame
Recognizing Buffalo's talented musicians since 1983.
 

University at Buffalo Department of Music
Undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Concert series information.

* Additional websites are listed on the B&ECPL Subject Guide: Music and the Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau

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National Associations

American Musicological Society
Founded in 1934 to advance research in music scholarship, AMS hosts annual meetings and produces music-related publications. The web site categorizes links to electronic resources for musical research.
 

Chamber Music America
The national chamber music association supports classical music with grant funding and numerous publications.

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