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Databases for Music

Use the databases below to:

  • find references to journal articles
  • keep up to date with the latest publications in your subject

Some databases require your Cardiff University network username and password for off-campus access. These databases are available for all staff and students of Cardiff University but because of licensing restrictions they are not available to external members and visitors.

You can also access databases through Electronic Resources - MetaLib

Database guides are available to help you.

New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

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. With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition.

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Music Index Online

Music Index Online
Contains bibliographical references from over 655 international music periodicals, covering every aspect of classical and popular music. A broad range of musicological and organological topics are indexed in addition to book reviews, record reviews and obituaries.

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RILM - International repertory of Music Literature

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