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MUTH 380: Research Methods in the Performing Arts

Music Links

Online Resources for Music Scholars (Harvard)

American Musicological Society

Mega-site with web sites of interest to musicologists, including early music, folk music and ethnomusicology, computer and electronic music, theory and composition, music education, rock and pop and women in music.

British Library Sounds

British Library’s extensive collections of unique sound recordings, which come from all over the world and cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds.


Canadian Music Centre

Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology Online

International database of dissertations in the fields of musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology, as well as in related musical, scientific, and humanistic disciplines. Responsibility moved from the Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature, Indiana University, to the American Musicological Society in 2010.

Encyclopedia of Music in Canada Canadian resource

Freely accessible online updates to Encyclopedia of music in Canada, 2nd ed. - Kallman and Potvin, eds. Ref. ML106 .C3 E52 1992t.
Absorbed by The Canadian Encyclopedia and updated online by Historica Canada. Authoritative first point of reference for researching the music of Canada.
Smithsonian Institution
Links to sites for artists, exhibitions, musical instruments, performances and recordings, including Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Music and Musical Instruments

Drama Links

For information about all theatres in Southwestern Ontario plus selected stages in Toronto.
Maintained by Jack Wolcott (Retired), University of Washington School of Drama
Videotaped interviews of Canadian theatre legends. Click on the YouTube link provided.