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Music: MUSIC 197 - Word and Music

Starting points for research in music
URL: http://guides.lib.uci.edu/music

Introduction

Welcome class of MUSIC 197! The UCI Libraries have a wealth of information to aid your journey through the land of songs. Listed below are just a few of the resources you can use to find information about texts, poets, composers, songs, and pianists. Explore the library and other pages of this Music Guide for other helpful resources. Finally, remember you can always ask me questions via email: stonesm@uci.edu

Song Information

Writings by/about Accompanists

Find more books on:

Musical Accompaniment

Pianists

Information about Composers and Poets

Oxford Music Online - Best resource for authoritative biographical music information. It's like the Wikipedia your professor wants you to use!

Translation Resources

You can locate more song translations by reading liner notes of CDs and online albums and by searching in ANTPAC for similar materials as the above books. Song translation books are best found by searching "songs texts LANGUAGE/COMPOSER" changing LANGUAGE/COMPOSER to the name of the language or last name of composer you're searching for.

Many, but not all, of the resources can be found at the following search:

Songs -- Texts