Resources for Music Performance and Research

Area Professional Performing Ensembles

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center
Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center (free performances daily)
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Annapolis Wind Symphony
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
Annapolis Chamber Orchestra and Chorale
Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra
Delaware Symphony Orchestra
Eastern Shore Concert Schedule

Online Research in Historical, Ethnomusicology, and Music theory (available at Miller Library)

Academic Search Premier
  • 4,500+ general and academic journals, including music
  • coverage from 1985+
  • mostly full-text
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
  • indexes 1,300+ arts and humanities journals
  • indexes articles, bibliographies, editorials, letters, & reviews
  • mostly citation; some full-text
  • coverage from 1980+
  • 440+ scholarly journals, including music (Ethnomusicology, Journal of the American Musicological Society, Music Theory, etc.)
  • complete run of all journals except for the most recent 3-5 years
  • full-text
Music Index Online
  • a subject-author guide to music periodical literature
  • all styles and genres of music
  • indexes more than 725 international music periodicals from over 40 countries in 23 languages
  • links to JSTOR full-text content
  • coverage from 1978+
Naxos Classical Music Library
  • the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online
  • includes the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues of over 85,000 tracks, including classical music, jazz, world, folk and Chinese music
  • through a sophisticated online search engine, you can select works by composer, artist, period, year of composition, instrument or genre
  • requires Windows Media Player
Naxos Jazz Music Library
  • one of the most comprehensive collection of jazz music available online
  • over 500 jazz artists represented
  • comprised of Naxos Jazz and the 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz
  • requires Windows Media Player
Oxford Music Online
  • most authoritative reference source in music
Project MUSE
  • 250+ scholarly journals, primarily in the humanities
  • coverage from 1983+
  • mostly full-text
  • 3,500+ general and academic journals, including music
  • two components: OmniFile Full Text Mega; Humanities & Social Sci Retro
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega: indexing begins in 1982, abstracts in 1984, and full-text in 1994
  • Humanities & Social Sci Retro: index only, 1907-1984
  • 1,750 journals are full-text

Professional Music Societies

American Musicological Society
Society for Ethnomusicology
International Council for Traditional Music
Society for Music Theory
Link to full list!