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MUMH 5010: Introduction to Research in Music: Websites

Introduction to Research in Music (various instructors)


Handbook of Latin American Studies from Library of Congress:

DIAMM (the Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music)

Portuguese Early Music Database

Best of the Web The New York Public Library (no longer updated but useful nevertheless)

WWW Sites of Interest to Musicologists from the American Musicological Society (AMS):

Europeana, a portal for searching holdings of many European national libraries and other important research libraries (replaces older

significant individual sites:
Bibliothèque nationale de France

Biblioteca Nacional de España

Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (DNB)

Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek

composer sites:
Portuguese composer Oscar Lorenzo Fernândez (1897-1948):

Brazilian composer José Maurício Nunes Garcia (1767-1830)


La Trobe University Library Medieval Music Database
Modern scores and facsimiles of original manuscripts; although no longer maintained, still provides considerable important content

Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum
" access to and make searchable every known Latin text on music from the late antiquity to the seventeenth century, in multiple editions and in transcriptions from original sources."

Abbaye de Solesmes
From the abbey renowned for spearheading the revival of Gregorian chant in modern times

The British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts
full text facsimiles of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts



RELICS Renaissance Liturgical Imprints: A Census

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library
a vast database of manuscript images, including music, from St. John's University and St. John's Abbey in Collegeville, MN; includes the Renaissance and much more



The Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies  from San Jose State University


Ethnomusicology, Folk Music, and World Music  an important ethnomusicology portal from the University of Washington

British Forum for Ethnomusicology
"a UK society devoted to the study of music and dance from all parts of the world"

the journal; a website providing information about it with sample full-text articles

Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature
from Indiana University; includes Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology and several research sites
Includes Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum 


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