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Oxford Music Online includes Grove Music OnlineOxford Dictionary of Music and Oxford Companion to Music

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Use databases to search for relevant articles in a wide range of journals. The databases below are recommended for Music topics. For more information and choices see Databases for Music.

 

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This Guide is a pathfinder to Music resources in the UC Library, maintained by the Liaison Librarian for Music.

 

SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music access

The Library now has a subscription to SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music. If you want to borrow from the SOUNZ Library please contact Glenda Keam . 

 

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New books in the Library

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Playing before the Lord: the life and work of Joseph Haydn. - Clavin R. Stapert
ISBN: 0802868525
Publication Date: 2014
"In this fascinating book Calvin Stapert combines his skills as a biographer and a musicologist to recount Haydn's steady rise from humble origins to true musical greatness. Unlike other biographers, Stapert argues that Haydn's work was a product of his devout Catholic faith, even though he worked mainly as a court musician and the bulk of his output was in popular genres. In addition to telling Haydn's life story, Stapert includes accessible listening guides to The Creation and portions of other well-known works to help Haydn listeners more fully appreciate the brilliance behind his music." Publisher

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Bach: music in the castle of heaven - John Eliot Gardiner
ISBN: 0375415297
Publication Date: 2013
“With Bach we seek the elusive man hiding, perhaps, under the dense, spectacular music. . . .As eloquent a writer as he is a musician, Gardiner brings to his study the invaluable perspective of the practitioner. . . . One of the stars of the revolution over the past 50 years that has brought period instruments into the mainstream of early-music performance. . . . [Gardiner’s] depth of knowledge permeates his writing.”
–The New York Times Book Review

“Typical John Eliot to combine so much erudition with even more passion and enthusiasm. It made me want to rush and listen to all the pieces whether familiar or unfamiliar. A treasure chest.”
–Simon Rattle, principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic

The Classical era: from the 1790s to the end of the 18th century. - Edited by Neal Zaslaw.
ISBN: 0131369385
Publication Date: 1989
"From the series examining the development of music in specific places during particular times, this book looks at the classical period, in Europe and America, from Vienna and Salzburg to the Iberian courts and Philadelphia." Publisher

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