Music Online: Reference Package

music online

Perfect for scholars and faculty of music composition, the Music Online: Reference Package delivers some of the most acclaimed music text content from the world's best publishers, together in one place. 

  • The largest online collection of musical scores and reference works available anywhere.
  • The most comprehensive collection of materials for the study of music, covering every time period, genre, cultural group, and geographic region.
  • The highest quality content—the world's best record labels, artists, and recordings.

The Music Online Reference Package brings together the full contents of four online collections to provide unparalleled resources:

African American Music Reference

  • Full text from major reference works.
  • Personal narratives from oral histories and interviews.
  • Manuscripts, songsheets, lyrics, discography data, and other text sources.

Classical Music Reference Library

  • Biographical information on major composers and artists.
  • Score and lyric excerpts, plus musical and notational terms.
  • Photographs and images of people, instruments, and ensembles.

Classical Scores Library: Volume I

Scholars and students will find answers easily to queries such as:

  • Show me all scores with figured bass.
  • What sacred genres were composed in the late Baroque period?
  • How many Handel operas used baritone characters?

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online

  • The full-text of the ten-volume print encyclopedia (more than 700 articles) searchable all together for the first time.
  • Associated audio examples.
  • Musical illustrations, photographs, and drawings.

Trial and Pricing Information

For more information, or to request a free trial or price quote for your library, email sales [at] alexanderstreet [dot] com.

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