More than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 worldwide contributors, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music. Currently includes 1,217 essays, multiple images, and hundreds of audio examples.
Includes Grove Music Online, the Oxford Dictionary of Music, the Oxford Companion to Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
Parent database for Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, The Oxford Companion to Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Searching can be done on a single source within this parent database or one can search across two or more sources.
All searches are done on the full text.
Call Number: ML 100 .H37 2003 (Reference Collection) The classic source for definitions of music terms. "Entries range from one or two words to multiple pages in length, defining or explicating terms for musical styles, instruments, performance marks, concepts, and works."
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