Database of the Month: Oxford Music Online
Friday, August 27, 2021

Are you going to the concert commemorating the 110th anniversary of Mahler's death? Are you looking for biographical articles of this Austrian composer? We have Oxford Music Online for you!

Oxford Music Online, gateway to Grove Music Online, it allows you to search across top music reference sources, including The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The Norton Grove Dictionary of Women Composers, The Grove Dictionary of American Music, The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, The Oxford Companion to Music and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. Here you'll find detailed composer biographies, historical background, analysis, works lists, and more.

Oxford Music Online is an authoritative resource for the history of music. You can find topical guides for the following periods to help you identify key sources:

  • Baroque
  • Classical
  • Essential
    20th-century
    Reading List
  • Medieval
  • Opera
  • Renaissance
  • Romanticism
  • Twentieth Century
  • Women Composers
    A to Z
  • Women Composers
    by Time Period

There are multiple access points for searching. You can search by topic, instrument, era, region, place type or occupation.

There's something for everyone in Oxford Music Online. If you are a student looking for authoritative, peer-reviewed articles and resources for your music assignment; or a general music lover looking for information on your favorite composer, you’ll find it in this database.

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