DUKE UNIVERSITY'S "DW3" - CLASSICAL MUSIC RESOURCES Superb scholarly music resources from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. "...the most comprehensive collection of classical music resources on the Web with links to nearly 2,000 non-commercial pages/sites in over a dozen languages."
MUSIC HISTORY 102
created by Robert Sherrane for the Internet Public Library is "a Guide to
Western Composers and their Music from the Middle Ages to the Present."
KARADAR CLASSICAL MUSIC - a full featured education site at the Universitą di Trento, Italy. Catagories include Composers, Catalogues, Photos, Midi Files and MP3s, Operas and Lieder. Leads to a great Classical Music Dictionary.
NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL, AND WORLD MUSIC from the William and Gayle Cook Music Library,
Indiana University School of Music. (True, there are some broken links, but they are far outnumbered by many great sites.)
THE AMERICAN CLASSICAL MUSIC HALL OF FAME - Here's a new organization located in Cincinnati, Ohio. "The American Classical Music Hall of Fame, a national institution, is dedicated to honoring and celebrating the many facets of American classical music. The Hall of Fame seeks to recognize those who have made significant contributions to American classical music."
DIGITAL LIBRARIAN - a librarian's choice of the best of the web is maintained by Margaret Vail Anderson, a librarian in Cortland, N.Y.
WEB SITES FOR MUSIC
RESEARCH compiled by the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,
Department of Music is an excellent collection of scholarly links
including Musicology/Music History/Early Music - Music Theory -
Ethnomusicology/World Music - Blues and Jazz - Job Listings -
Dissertations - University Music Departments - Ancient and Medieval
History and Literature - and more!
MUSIC DEPARTMENTS WORLDWIDE - Here is a winning resource for Music Students - from Royal Holloway University of London's Department of Music. (Reference Category)
MUSIC NOTES is a
Think Quest winner. This site teaches Music Theory online and has categories History, Styles, Professions, Instruments, and Game.
ThinkQuest's Music Library - a gateway to all the ThinkQuest resources in music. These projects from High School Teams are superb productions and truly fantastic learning resources!
MUSICSTUDENTS.COM - "This is a place where musicians can find material to make practicing more fun. ... sheet music with matching sound files - it's like having a band back you up!"
SchenkerGUIDE.com - Here is an unusual site - covering basics and rationale behind an influential and controversial theory of tonal music. Site is good for music students because it links also to other music theory sites.
MARKETPLACE: E-MAIL, WEB PAGES AND
TOLL-FREE TELEPHONE NUMBERS. Great site for getting company web pages,
and contact information!!
THE CLASSICAL MUSIC PAGES by Matt Boynick, give "...you almost everything you need concerning classical music- its history, biographical information about composers (with portraits and short sound examples), explanations of the various musical forms and a dictionary of musical terminologies."
The WebMuseum! Here is the best single collection of paintings of the great masters on the web! The art comes from museums and collections all over the world for this grand Internet Exposition.
Mark Harden's ARTCHIVE - This is impressive. Here is a full featured FINE ART site featuring Galleries, a veritable library of paintings, Art News, Reviews, Links, and Theory and Criticism. Very, very nice.
museum.com - A way to locate museums, all sorts of museums, big and small, all over the world! Site is under development and not presently comprehensive, but there is enough here to make it a good browse.
GENERAL REFERENCE RESOURCES
InfoPlease - On-Line Dictionary, Internet Encyclopedia, Atlas, & Almanac Reference!
LibrarySpot This is too good not to add here. It's a whole reference desk at your command, and has a good section of Music Library information, among it's many wonders!
REFDESK.COM - This one kinda
goes everywhere! Another great general reference site.
One of the best, for sure.
The HISTORY CHANNEL - This one has a useful search engine for finding specific information, and the fine coverage of history includes much about music and musicians. I found "Scott Joplin" as easily as "Abraham Lincoln." (Reference category)
Biography.com - A site great for looking up anybody famous. Also great for musicians and artists, try "Beethoven" for example!"
Bartleby.com - Great Books Online This site is too good not to add to the Reference category. Bartleby.com is "The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing...unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge." A collection of great scholarly material for searching free! You gotta look at this one.