Biographies, chronologies, images, lyrics, and discographies covering blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, R&B, gospel, and other forms of Black American musical expression. (Alexander Street / ProQuest)
Centralized access to all subscribed music databases under Alexander Street / ProQuest, including streaming audio-visual media, reference resources, and scores.
Audio recordings of country, folk, jazz, bluegrass, western, old-time, American Indian, blues, gospel, R&B, and shape-note singing. (Alexander Street / ProQuest)
The Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It indexes 1,100 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals.
This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.
Live broadcasts, archived performances since 1966, documentaries, and interviews accessible in HD across multiple devices. (Requires creation of individual account within USC’s subscription).
E-books of the series 33 1/3, Popular Music, and Sound Studies, as well as the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
Performances, operas, ballets, master classes, documentaries, and interviews. (Alexander Street / ProQuest).
Audio recordings from all eras of western music history. (Alexander Street / ProQuest).
Editions of works from all eras of western music history. (Alexander Street / ProQuest)
Audio recordings of compositions from independent record labels and sound archives.
An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000.
Audio field recordings and interviews, educational recordings, film footage, field notebooks, slides, correspondence, and ephemera; produced in collaboration with the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive.
Supports research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
Standard reference work for ethnomusicology and the study of non-Western art music. (Alexander Street / ProQuest)
Insight into the craft behind hit songs, using data and analysis of songwriting and production techniques not found elsewhere. Includes interactive tools such as compositional filters and downloadable digital audio workstations to identify and track music industry trends.
Humanities Full Text includes many of the most important academic journals in the humanities with the full text of articles from over 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, and high-quality indexing for almost 700 journals of which 470 are peer-reviewed dating as far back as 1984.
Locate musical works contained in printed collections, sets, and series; indexes individual compositions printed in complete works of composers, anthologies of music, and other scholarly editions.
Literal and International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions for musical vocal works in French, German, Italian, Latin, and Spanish.
Digital score resources, including CD Sheet Music, the Orchestra Musician’s Library (instrumental parts for the standard canon of orchestral works), and an Accompaniment Studio.
Video recordings of performances, operas, ballets, master classes, documentaries, and interviews; also includes live events.
Video recordings of Metropolitan Opera performances going back more than 80 years; includes historic radio broadcasts and some live events.
Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) is a major German-language encyclopedia for researching music; includes content from the second print edition, as well as new articles and revisions.
Global music industry information in three platforms: Music ID Data, Music ID Revenue, and Music ID Impact.
Centralized access to all subscribed audio databases under Alexander Street / ProQuest.
Indexing, abstracts, and much full-text coverage for music periodicals since 1874.
An international directory of the performing artists and management, with industry news, events, press releases, articles, and polls. (Access limited to 5 concurrent users)
Audio recordings from all eras of western music history. (Access limited to 15 concurrent users)
Audio recordings from all eras of jazz history. (Access limited to 5 concurrent users)
Operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places. (Access limited to 5 concurrent users)
19th Century Collections Online is a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on archival collections of primary sources providing full-text, fully searchable content.
Performances, staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. (Alexander Street / ProQuest)
The digital version of David Daniels' reference work; search compositions by duration, instrumentation, chorus type, and soloists.
USC provides access to Business and Management, Classics, Economics and Finance, History, Linguistics, Music, Political Science and Psychology collections.
Grove Music Online, the New Grove Dictionary of Opera, the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, the Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Oxford Companion to Music. (Access limited to 8 concurrent users.)
Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) provides scholarly ebooks on a wide range of subjects. Chapters can be downloaded as PDFs. Subject areas include Biology, Business and Management, Classical Studies, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Neuroscience, Palliative Care, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health and Epidemiology, Religion, Social Work, and Sociology. OSO also includes the full text of some publications from other university presses.
The Oxford Text Archive (OTA) collects, catalogues, preserves and distributes high-quality digital electronic texts and other literary and language resources for research and teaching.
Indexing, abstracts, and much full-text coverage for performing arts periodicals since 1864.
MUSE provides access to the complete content (including all images) of nearly 500 current scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences.
PDF scores of the Recent Research series from A-R Editions: Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries, American Music, Oral Traditions, and Yale University’s Collegium Musicum.
Also known as the Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, providing comprehensive bibliography, indexing, and access to the largest amount of core music periodical content.
Documentation for location and attributes of music manuscripts and printed music between 1600-1800.
Curated selections of popular music writing, sourced from the music and mainstream presses since 1960.