CHANGE IS COMING...
All Music Research Guides are in the process of revision, expect the new, consolidated guide by the beginning of Spring 2014 semester!
Welcome to the Classical Music LibGuide, your library portal to a wealth of information about Western Classical Music from the Middle Ages to the present. If you're looking for another musical style or subject, check the following other guides:
This LibGuide is a work in progress, and I'm always on the lookout for new resources. If you have suggestions for books, journals, internet sources, or other research materials, or have ideas for improving the LibGuide experience, please email me (jvasche [at] sfsu.edu) and let me know!
More Online Classical Music Resources
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM)
Classical Music Databases via Leonard Library
Go here for the list of databases suggested for Classical Music. Notice that there are also subcategories for Music Education, Popular Music, and World Music.
Music Research and Writing - Online resources
Select local music sources
Local Music Organizations
Go out and experience some live music!
Classical Music Streaming Audio
There are many places on the internet to find audio streams. The audio providers listed here offer selections of music from across the historical continuum, including many files of artists not found within the library catalog.