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Chamber Music: General Resources

Information and resources for the study and performance of chamber music


Basic Library Resources that every freshman Music major should know:

Where can I locate specific music scores for my applied study?

  • **MaagNET - on the Library Website (, under "QuickLinks"
  • **OhioLINK - on the Library Website under "QuickLinks"
  • Various "Public Domain Websites" - see Music LibGuide

Where can I find recordings of musical compositions?

  • **MaagNET - on the Library Website (, under "QuickLinks"
  • **Naxos Music Library - streaming audio from Library Website - Research Databases - by Type - Digital Media
  • **OhioLINK Music Center - streaming audio from Library Website - Research Databases - by Type - Digital Media
  • WorldCat - Library Website -- Databases -- Search composition -- request Inter-library loan service from appropirate record.

Where to look for basic, general information about composers, compositions, performers,instruments and musical periods:

Where can I find biographical information about composers, including dates:

Where can I look up the meaning of foreign terms relating to music?

Where can I find out if (and what) thematic catalogues exist for a specific composer?

Where can I find information about specific periods of music (including who the significant composers of those periods were)?

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