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Welcome to the Guitar Resource Page

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Databases

JSTOR

Scholarly journals in anthropology, art, art history, communication studies, criminology, ecology, economics, education, English, film studies, foreign languages and literatures, geography, geology, history, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, public and international affairs, religion, social work, sociology, statistics, theatre, and other humanities and social sciences. 

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Contains over 80 archived journals on music with titles such as 19th-Century Music, Folk Music Journal, Leonardo Music Journal, Music Educator's Journal, Popular Music, Revue de Musicologie and Tempo.
Music Index

Featuring digitized content from 1970 to the present, the Music Index contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians and the music industry for more than 480 periodicals. It also provides selective coverage for more than 200 periodicals.

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A subject-author index to music periodical literature. This database contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry for more than 470 periodicals, book reviews, obituaries, news, and selective coverage for more than 230 periodicals. Topics concerned with every aspect of the classical and popular world of music are thoroughly categorized and organized according to the framework of an internal Subject List which includes both Geographical and Subject Headings.
Jazz Discography Online (TJD Online)

The Jazz Discography covers all categories of jazz and other creative improvised music, including Traditional, Swing, Bop, Modern, Avant-Garde>, Fusion, Third Stream, etc. It covers leaders from A to Z and contains 149,350 sessions, 26,856 leaders and almost 1.7 million musician and tune entries.

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Oxford Music Online

Oxford Music Online is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location.

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RILM is a comprehensive music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes. Publications originate from 151 countries and are in 214 languages. There are currently over 600,000 records in RILM on traditional music, popular music, and classical music. Coverage of all document types begins in 1967. Coverage of Conference Proceedings goes back to 1835

Websites

Guitar Foundation of America

The most comprehensive resource available for beginning and experienced guitarists alike, whether acoustic or electric. Although to fully benefit from the website, a membership is required, there is still lots of free information available.

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Chordbook.com

Interactive chords, scales and a tuner are just a few of the things you will find on this website.

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Piedmont Classic Guitar Society

PCGS was founded in 1981 with the purpose of increasing understanding and enjoyment of the guitar and similar stringed instruments in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding areas. The PCGS sponsors guitar performances, master classes and workshops.

This page has links to many other pages relating to playing the acoutic guitar, electric guitar and the bass.

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Guitar Reference Guide

Contains suggested call numbers and subject headings for searching resources for guitar repertoire. Also, a list of print resources (not in our library) and online links for guitar related sources.

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Using the Library Catalog

M125-M129               Guitar alone

M276-M277               Guitar with piano accompaniment

M282-M283               Works for balalaika, domra etc. with piano

M292-M293               Duets–two plectral instruments

M294-M295               Duets–with one string instrument

M296-M297               Duets–with one wind instrument

M1037.4                     Concertos with orchestra

M1137.4                     Concertos with string orchestra

ML1015.G9               Guitar, history and criticism

MT580-MT588          Studies and methods

 

In the online catalog, the SUBJECT searches below will yield books and music concerning the guitar (this is not a complete list):

in Subject: concertos (guitar)

in Subject: guitar music (guitars (2))

in Subject: sonatas (guitar)

in Subject: guitar methods

in Subject: guitar construction

in Subject: guitar instruction and study

in Subject: guitar

in Subject: jazz fake books

in Subject: music fake books

in Subject: vihuela music

in Subject: lute music

in Subject: guitar music (Rock)

in Subject: guitar music (Blues)

in Subject: guitar music (Country)

in Subject: guitar music(Jazz)

Contact Librarian

Beth
Thompson
Digital Formats and Metadata Librarian/Lecturer
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RL1023D

Music Subject Librarian

Streaming and Audio

Classical Music Library

Classical Music Library is an ever-growing database of classical music recordings. The collection includes recordings from the world's greatest labels including Hyperion, Bridge Records, Sanctuary Classics, Artemis-Vanguard, Hänssler Classic, Vox and many more. Coverage includes music written from medieval times to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera.

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Classical Music Library is the world's largest multi-label database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries. CML includes recordings from the world's greatest labels including Hyperion, Bridge Records, Sanctuary Classics, Artemis-Vanguard, Hänssler Classic, Vox and many more. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera. To learn how to search, view the tutorial below.
Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 87,860 CDs with more than 1,247,500 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CD-length recordings are added to the library every month.

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Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 87,860 CDs with more than 1,247,500 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CD-length recordings are added to the library every month.
Naxos Music Library Jazz

Naxos Music Library Jazz [NMLJ] is one of the most comprehensive collections of jazz music available online. It offers over 65,000 tracks of jazz from more than 7,000 albums. Over 32,000 jazz artists are represented. The recordings in Naxos Music Library Jazz come from over 200 labels, and include the catalogue of Blue Note Records, Warner Jazz, EMI, Fantasy and others.

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