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Music: Womxn Musicians

Starting points for research in music
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The resources on this page are intended to help you discover music by and about underrepresented female voices. Many of these materials are provided by UCI Libraries, but there is also a selection of freely available sites from the internet that are particularly helpful for this topic. This list is selective and does not reflect the array of materials that are available to you.

Discover Music by Women

Freely Available Resources

  • Boulanger Initiative Database
    • This database provides access to thousands of works by women and gender-marginalized composers. Note: this serves as an index and search tool while attempting to link you to where scores/recordings exist. You will need to get scores through ILL if they aren't held in UCI Libraries.
  • ***Institute for Composer Diversity*** (highly recommended)


UCI Libraries Resources

Music by Women in UCI Libraries

This is a selection of composers whose scores can be found in the UCI Libraries. Click on the following female composers to initiate a catalog search for that composer's scores.

A selection of various score anthologies of music by female composers.