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 2-volume work which is organized chronologically, beginning with the baroque period and ending with modernism. Each chapter begins with a short biographical essay on the composer along with a timeline.
A major UK web portal for the finest Arts and Humanities web resources for education and research. More than 18,000 sites have been selected and evaluated by a network of subject specialists and made available through an intuitive search interface.
JSTOR is a database consisting of full-text articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed journals from nearly every discipline taught at Calvin. Coverage for each journal begins with the first volume, with coverage ending for most titles three and five years ago. A growing number of journals now have coverage up to the present!
A 10-volume work which covers the time periods from ancient all the way through modern. Each volume features a different time period in music history, such as Early Middle Ages, Ars Nova and the Renaissance, The Age of Beethoven, and Romanticism.
Indepth survey of the history of music from 750 A.D. through the end of the Millennium in 6 volumes. Ties the history and analysis of music to social, political, economic, and cultural developments in Europe and North America, primarily.
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.
Note: There is a sign-in limit of three simultaneous users. This means that if three people are signed in at once, a fourth user will have to wait in line until at least one person signs out and a log-in becomes available.