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.
The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology is an essential reference resource for scholars of global hymnody, with information on the hymns of many countries and languages and a strong emphasis on the historical as well as the contemporary.
The Cayvan Recorded Media Collection is a multi-format media collection located on the 2nd floor of Hekman Library housing the library's audio and visual media collections (movies, music, audiobooks, etc.).
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.
Oxford Music Online includes as its foundation the premiere music encyclopedia, Grove Music Online, as well as the Oxford Companion to Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Music. It offers extensive, peer-reviewed coverage and summary sources on different music, musicians, music-making, and music scholarship; it is also searchable by topic, instrument, era, region, place type, and occupation.
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