Catalog & Resources
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Frequently Used Resources
Other Reference Resources
- Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology
- Classical Music Reference Library
- Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
- FSU Research Repository
- Hathi Trust
- Hit Songs Deconstructed
- Index to Printed Music
- IPA Source
- MGG Online(German-language music encyclopedia)
- Orchestral Music Online
- Oxford Bibliographies
- Oxford Handbooks Online
- ProQuest Dissertations
- RILM Music Encyclopedias
- RISM Online
Search Classical Scores Library, containing over 50,000 complete, printable scores from the middle ages to the present, including many 20th and 21st century works still under copyright and not readily available elsewhere online.
- A-R Editions Online Music Anthology: An extensive collection of music and articles designed expressly for music history and theory courses.
- IMSLP: NO WAITING!: largely public domain scores.
- RISM: Catalog of manuscripts in hundreds of libraries, some digitized
- Digital Manuscript Collections: Digital collections from various libraries
- Sheet Music Consortium: Search sheet music from dozens of collections
- Music in the FSU Digital Library: Digitized items from our Special Collections
Folk and World
Valuable and unique autograph manuscripts, first edition copies of major treatises, high-quality reproductions of major works, piano rolls, Braille music, and items from as early as 1562.
View our extensive online guides for doing music specific research.