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Mojo Magazine

Mojo Magazine

“Since its launch in 1993 Mojo has earned a reputation for being the most authoritative and entertaining all round music magazine.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music

CHICO Instrument Encyclopedia

CHICO Instrument Encyclopedia

Based out of the University of Michigan, The Instrument Encyclopedia showcases “some of the world’s most interesting musical instruments.” The database provides users with instrument images, textual descriptions and an occasional sound file.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip

Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip

“Covering a three-month period in 1939, the John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip documents a wide variety of musical styles from eight different states.” This online presentation provides access to over 600 audio recordings of folksongs, related photos and other graphic images, as well as transcribed, searchable text for all the …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West South Central (Southern); Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–South Atlantic States (Southern); Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–East South Central States (Southern)

Historic American Sheet Music Project

Historic American Sheet Music Project

“The Historic American Sheet Music Project provides access to digital images of 3,042 pieces from the collection, published in America between 1850 and 1920.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

This site showcases Musica Antiqua’s large replica instrument collection by supplying photos, descriptions, original quotes, additional sources, and sounds of the instruments used in performing early music.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920

African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920

“This collection consists of 1,305 pieces of African-American sheet music dating from 1850 through 1920. The collection includes many songs from the heyday of antebellum black face minstrelsy in the 1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the same period. Numerous titles are associated with the novel and the play Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Civil War pe …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Sheet Music from Canada’s Past

Sheet Music from Canada’s Past

“This site is a source of sheet music published in Canada before 1921, selected from the National Library of Canada’s historical collection. This website currently features sheet music published before Confederation (1867) and during the era of the First World War (1914-1920), selected from the historical collection of the National Library of Canad …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Music Archive for the Pacific

Music Archive for the Pacific

Music of the indigenous people of Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and the nations of the Pacific Islands. Resources on this site will be of interest to those conducting research and include articles about musical styles, musical instruments, audio examples, and a bibliography.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South Pacific History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

Chinavoc: Chinese Traditional Opera

Chinavoc: Chinese Traditional Opera

An introduction to the history of Beijing, Yue, Huangmei, and Kungu Opera. This site describes the instrumentation used in the various forms as well as the different costumes and character roles.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music–Opera; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History

Flamenco-world.com: La web del flamenco

Flamenco-world.com: La web del flamenco

Online magazine and other resources about the Spanish Flamenco culture–cante (song), dance, and guitar. It includes artist interviews, news, CD reviews, sample audio files, and video. There is an encyclopedia of flamenco artists, a dictionary of terms, and a ???cyberpe??a??? (cyber club) for flamenco enthusiasts. Available in both English and Span …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Latin; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore–Folk Songs And Rhymes

Irish Dancing Magazine

Irish Dancing Magazine

Irish Dancing offers “Irish dancing news, information, and entertainment.” One of its most prominent features is the results of national Irish step dancing competitions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American–Celtic

Classical Net

Classical Net

Sections include Basic Repertoire, Composers, Books and Scores, Reviews and Articles, Buying Guide, and Music Links. Also includes a list of abbreviations in thematic catalogs, a lit of featured festivals, and The Classical Explorer, “a place to discover works by lesser-known composers, and, occasionally, lesser-known works by well-known composers. …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Classical; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

The Music Box

The Music Box

“A daily magazine dedicated to exploring the world of music” with reviews, interviews, music-related news, information about tour dates and more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance

Bass Player

Bass Player

Online version of Bass Player Magazine, offering music news, artist profiles, music and “gear” reviews, bass lessons, videos, and a “Community” section with blogs, a forum, polls, and more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance

Pianonet.com

Pianonet.com

“As the official Web site of the National Piano Foundation, PianoNet is your comprehensive guide to everything about pianos???their history, their manufacture, noted artists, important publications and more.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

Online Music Theory Flash Cards

Online Music Theory Flash Cards

Contains “an ever-growing collection of highly-customizable online music theory flash cards” that can be used by music students of all levels.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Music

Making Music Magazine

Making Music Magazine

Making Music Magazine provides a space for adult amateur and recreational musicians with useful resources like a list of music festivals in the USA and tips for playing music.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music