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Internet Resources in Music

Freely available websites that cover a wide range of musical interests

Dictionaries and Glossaries

Oxford Music Online (UA Access only)
Database that comprises Grove Music Online, which includes the full text of over 80,000 entries inThe New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2nd ed.), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (2nd ed.), and selected articles from The New Grove Dictionary of Women Composers. Oxford Music Online also has full text coverage of over 8,000 entries in The Oxford Companion to Music (2002) and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd ed., rev. (2006). Includes more than 3,000 related links, including sound archives and illustrations.
Music Dictionary Online (Dr. Brian Blood)

Dictionary of common musical terms (American and British). More than just a dictionary, it offers lessons on music theory, manuscript paper, and additional features.