Covers history and criticism of American folk music in 5 volumes. Vol. 1: Native American music -- Vol. 2: African American music -- Vol. 3: British Isles music -- Vol. 4: European American music -- Vol. 5: Latino and Asian American music.
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship aims to promote the scholarly study of
the theology, history, and practice of Christian worship and the renewal of worship in worshiping communities
across North America and beyond.
A multi-volume work divided into regions of the world. Volume VI, for example, is devoted to Africa and the Middle East. Each volume is organized by country, and the history of music-making within that country is described and famous musicians profiled. Articles are followed by bibliographies and discographies.
Contains some 3,800 references, most briefly annotated, to English-language print resources published mainly since the 1970s, including books and book sections, journal articles, dissertations, and entries in dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Features a free world music podcast; "World Music Profiles," with weekly audio interviews and new music features; a vast world music directory, searchable by artist's name, genre, album, or country, and much more.
The gateway to Oxford's premiere music publications, including the fundamental New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians (2001), The Oxford Companion to Music (2002), The Oxford Dictionary of Music (2006), TheNew Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (2001).
In this database, you can find articles on music history, instruments, composers, institutions, performers, and genres.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is an index to multilingual publications on music theory, instruments, voice, folk, jazz (and more) and is international in scope. RILM covers publications back to 1967. The acronym stands for "Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale."