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Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns

Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns

The online counterpart to Ken Burns’ documentary Jazz includes extensive biographical profiles and discographies of major jazz musicians, a chronology of the development of jazz, essays about jazz and its place in American culture, and audio clips of jazz compositions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Jazz

Dr. Estrella’s Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers

Dr. Estrella’s Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers

“A chronological listing of famous composers of Western Music. Each listing contains accurate birth and death dates and the country of origin. Several of the entries also are linked to biographical essays and other sites on the web.” Organized by musical period and by composer name.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

Piazzolla.Org: The Internet Home of Astor Piazzolla and his Tango Nuevo

Piazzolla.Org: The Internet Home of Astor Piazzolla and his Tango Nuevo

Available in both Spanish and English. Dedicated to the music of Argentinean, Astor Piazolla. Features include an extensive biography and an audio library.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Latin; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Latin American/Hispanic; Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

African Music Encyclopedia

African Music Encyclopedia

A searchable encyclopedia dedicated to African music performed by musicians in Africa and in countries around the world. There are country and artist indexes, along with a glossary of musical styles and terms. A list of links to related sites and information on buying African music are also included.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American