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Music Centered Resources - An Introduction
Welcome to the Seton Hall University Libraries Music Resources research guide. This guide is specialized and inter-disciplinary in focus and covers various aspects of rand other points of musical information related to this particular study area.
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The Cambridge story began in 1534 when Henry VIII granted us Letters Patent (a ‘Royal Charter’) allowing Cambridge University Press to print “all manner of books. During the next four centuries the Press’s reputation spread throughout Europe, based on excellence in scholarly publishing of academic texts, poetry, school books, etc. In the 20th century the Press extended that influence to become a global publisher, and in the 21st it is still growing, bringing millions of ideas on thousands of subjects to the world.
The primary purpose of the Music Dictionary is, in the case of non-English words and phrases, to offer translations and, more generally, and where appropriate, to offer explanations and comments about general (non-musical) words as well as specialist (i.e. musical, etc.) terms that might be found in musical scores, libretti, books on music, web sites, CD notes, concert program(mes), etc. What distinguishes our dictionary from other dictionaries of musical terms is the inclusion of general words. Our dictionary can be used to assist in the translation of non-musical content (for example, biographical material) in music-related material..
AllMusic is a comprehensive and in-depth resource for finding out more about albums, bands, musicians and songs. On AllMusic you'll find: In-Depth Information about your favorite albums, musicians and songs, Reviews of upcoming and classic albums including new releases, Ratings and picks of the recommended albums and songs within an artist's discography or tracks on an album, Staff picks of the albums our editors are into right now, Sound samples and streaming links to listen to the music, and Personalized recommendations of albums that match your tastes.
The Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress houses this collection. In 1987, a bequest of Hans Moldenhauer (1906-1987) brought to the Library of Congress a composite gift of musical documents. Established as the Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, it consisted of about 3,500 autograph music manuscripts, letters, and other materials spanning the range of musical genres from medieval chant to modern serialism, with neumes inscribed with quill on vellum to innovative notations for aleatoric orchestral effects written with colored ball-point pen.
Founded in 1894. Billboard is an American-based music and entertainment journal published weekly by the Penske Media Corporation. This publication offers information on music charts, news, video, opinion, reviews, events, and style related to the music industry.
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