Worldwide Internet Music Resources - Music Library, Indiana University

 Music Resources - Sibelius Academy, Finland

 All-Music Guide - "Music Maps", "Music Styles", "Essays & Articles", and a "Music Glossary". Classic music is not included.

 Naxos Music Library – repertoire

 World Music Central – founded by Angel Romero, a world music collector, researcher and experienced producer.


 Music Dictionary – provided by the NotationMachine

 Musipedia – the Open Music Encyclopedia

 Instrument Encyclopedia - the Musical Heritage Network

 Virtual Instrument Museum – Wesleyan University

 Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music - from, a comprehensive online educational resource

 RoJaRo – “The World's Largest Free Music Magazine Index” created by Kjetil Maria Aase, a librarian at Norwegian Academy of Music.

 CAIRSS [Computer-Assisted Information Retrieval System] - University of Texas at San Antonio


 Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature - a joint venture of Indiana University's School of Music and the Office of Research and the University Graduate School.

 Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology-Online - School of Music, Indiana University


 Electronic Music Interactive - created at University of Oregon. You'll need the Shockwave plug-in.

 Ricci Adams’ – provides online lessons, exercises, tools, etc.

 teoria – music theory web


 Music Education Online - music education page for bands, orchestras, choirs, general music, etc.

 PlayMusic - listen to different Orchestral instruments. You'll need the Shockwave plug-in to play the fun games.

 Graded Music Exams – Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (U.K.)

 MENC - Music Educators National Conference

 NMEA - Nassau Music Educators Association

 The Music Trainer – specially designed games for musicians


 Composer Biographies - a site of brief biographical sketches of some of the more well-known classical composers.

 Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers - a chronological listing of famous composers of Western Music.

 The J.S. Bach Home Page - a joint project of Jan Hanford (in California, USA) and Jan Koster (in the Netherlands). BWV Database, Recommended Recordings, Timeline, Upcoming Events, the links to Bach-related web and midi sites, the recordings discussion list, and the Biography section including the Bach Tourist, Bibliography. 

 The Mozart Project - Steve Boerner

 This Day in Music – birthday of famous musicians


 The Juilliard School

 Eastman School of Music

 Manhattan School of Music

 Boston Conservatory

 Online Conservatory (Boston Symphony)

 Cleveland Institute of Music

 Curtis Institute of Music

 New England Conservatory

 The Peabody Conservatory of Music

 Royal Academy of Music  (U.K.)


 New York Philharmonic

 Boston Symphony Orchestra

 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

 The Philadelphia Orchestra

 The Cleveland Orchestra

 London Symphony Orchestra

 Toronto Symphony Orchestra

 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

 Dallas Symphony Orchestra

 The Los Angeles Philharmonic

 San Francisco Symphony

 Orchestral News



 Operabase - powerful search engine for performances, artists, composers, schedules, etc.

 Metropolitan Opera

 San Francisco Opera

 The Washington Opera - Washington, D.C.


 Classic Music on the Web - music jobs, festivals, education, etc.

 Classical Insites - music history, glossary, featured articles, and cybercast concerts.

 Classical Net - reviews of CDs, links to other classical music web sites.

 Classical Archives – browse by artists, composer, or album


 Jazz Piano Online

 Sarina Suno - Jazz Violin

 The Red Hot Jazz Archive - jazz history, American studies, audio format of more than 1,000 recordings.


 Piano Parlor - links to many piano-related Web sites by categories including competitions, education, etc.

 Piano Pedagogy Message Board - sponsored by Missouri Western State College

 Piano Teachers Directory - listed by States

 Piano Adventures: Teacher Locator - New York

 The Piano Teachers Congress of New York – a non-profit organization since 1926.


 American String Teachers Association (ASTA)

 American String Teachers Association - New York

 The Violin Society of America

 Violink - "The world of violins", violin/bow makers, news groups, MIDI files, and more.

Violin Master Class – registration required

 Violin Lessons - online tutorial

 Violin Lessons Online - Eric Lewis

 J.S. Bach's Violin Concertos - in "J.S. Bach's Home Page" created by Jan Hanford and Jan Koster  

 The International Violinmakers School of Cremona - I.P.I.A.L.L. "A.Stradivari" Cremona (Italy).

 Kolstein Music, Inc. – in Baldwin, Long Island, New York.

 Shar Fine Instruments – a dealer specialized in rare violins, violas, cellos, and bows.

 The Long Island Violin Shop

 Southwest Strings - Tucson, Arizona

 Johnson String Instrument - Newton Centre, Massachusetts

 The Violin Site

 Free Violin Sheet Music

 Sheets for Violin

 Free Sheet Music Downloads

 CCARH Publications: Scores & Parts

 Arrangements for Strings




 Dover Publications


 Hal Leonard Online

 J. W. Pepper

 C.F. Peters Corporation - Deutsche Version Edition Peters-Frankfurt

 C.F. Peters Corporation - English version Edition Peters-London

 ABRSM Publishing – Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, U.K.

 Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. - sells all music, not just Boosey & Hawkes’ own publications.

 Music Retailers (directory) – compiled by Hal Leonard


 MySheetMusic - thousands of popular tunes (downloadable)

 Sheet Music Plus

 Virtual Sheet Music - classical sheet music downloads

 The Free Sheet Music Guide - "A Comprehensive Directory of Free Sheet Music and Guitar Tablature on the Internet!"

 The Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music – at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library of the Johns Hopkins University.

 Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music - the Library of Congress. Included are popular songs, piano music, sacred and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra.

 Popular American Music – digital Archive of UCLA Music Library

 Encore Music Company - a full-service music facility located in Woodburn, Indiana. – “Has professionally prepared classical sheet music and midi files to download.”

 Sunhawk Digital Music LLC – besides the usual stuff, you can download Free Manuscript Paper
Free Songs (Up to 4), or Free Chord Charts. – in Italy

 Mutopia Project – classical music for free download

 The Sheet Music Collection - Mississippi State University Libraries

 Library Music Source - Western Classical sheet music

 Sheet Music Collection - University of South Carolina School of Music

 Open Source Music – free sheet music and analysis.

 International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP) - a music library to provide music scores free of charge to anyone with internet access


 Ariama- Classical music CDs, MP3s, and more

 ArkivMusic - Classical Music

 BBC OneMusic - Virtual Studio

 CDNOW and - CDs, DVDs, and videos.


 Lily Pond

 Metronome Online - powered by

 Musopen – a music warehouse

 Sibelius - music notation software, etc.


 Guide to Copyright for Music Librarians - Music Library Association (MLA)

 Cataloging Sheet Music - reference sources provided by John Bewley, Mickey Koth, and Lois Schultz

 Machine-Derived Name Authority Records – the Library of Congress

 Music Index Online - Harmonie Park Press

 Schwann Online - famous for its accuracy

 Mozart Catalog

 Music Library Association Joblist

 All National Anthems – a collection of the world’s national anthems along with basic country information and history

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