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Music History

Link to Classical Music History Research guide

Articles & Journals

Suggested WVC Library Databases


The following is a list of library databases (or collections of articles, music, images, and other resources that West Valley Library subscribes to, and that students may access for free) that students studying Music History may find most helpful. Have you student ID ready if you are logging in from off-campus.

Grove Music Online (Oxford) 
Music encyclopedia, with coverage of music, musicians, music-making, and music scholarship.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Scholarly journal, magazine & newspaper articles.

Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO) 
Full-text major newspaper articles.

Encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, thesauri, quotations, 200,000+ images and audio files.

Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Literary criticism, topic overviews, literary movements, plot summaries & biographies.

You may also browse this full list of library databases offered by West Valley Library.

Print Magazines Available in the WVC Library