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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

Ethnomusicology Online

Ethnomusicology Online

Ethnomusicology Online is a full text online scholarly resource on ethnomusicology. The articles are peer-reviewed and include graphics, audio, or video. They include reviews of audio, video or multimedia titles. The page also includes enhanced Ph.D. dissertations that have graphics, audio, and video. The scope of Ethnomusicology includes any …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–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

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

Harlem Renaissance

Harlem Renaissance

This site portrays the “Harlem Renaissance as a cultural movement that allowed African-Americans to show their creative abilities to the world.” It includes visual, theater, music and performing arts displays. Contains links to other Harlem Renaissance sites.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); 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–African-American History–Arts And Music; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Middle Atlantic States (Northeast)

Beyond Race Magazine

Beyond Race Magazine

Beyond Race Magazine is a quarterly magazine for cutting edge entertainment. Focuses on music, film, entertainment, social issues, photography, politics, graffiti, comedy, literature, fashion, and art in all its forms.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Pop, Rock & Alternative; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Hip Hop & Rap; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

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