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Music for Continuing Education: Music on the Web

This guide is intended for students studying Music at Oxford University Department for Continuing Education.

IMSLP (Petrucci Music Library)


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A resource for digitised music scores in the public domain but remember, what is public-domain in one country may not be in another so not all scores on IMSLP can legally be used in the UK.

Royal Music Association

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The Royal Musical Association is the foremost society in the  UK  dedicated to the study of music. Music

The National Arts Centre (NAC) presents Music, a great place to discover the excitement of the performing arts.

Oxford resources

Bodleian Libraries subscription resources for Music can be accessed via Databases A-Z . Scroll down the subject listings on the left side of the screen and select Music. You will need your Single Sign On to access most of these resources if you are not connected to the Oxford network, although some important free sites are included as well.

For a fully comprehensive guide on Oxford resources check Music LibGuide.

Resources include:

Free resources

There are many high quality information sources on the internet. Key sites are shown in the boxes on the left, others include:

  Remote access

To access electronic journals and Databases A-Z off campus:

Sign on to SOLO, or Databases A-Z  using your Single Sign On. This allows you to access most e-resources as if you were on campus. 

The Single Sign On is available to all students on award bearing courses who hold a full University card

For further information see the Bodleian Libraries remote access guide.

Royal Opera House Collections Online

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Part of the Royal Opera House Collections project to catalogue every performance at the Royal Opera House from 1732 to the present

Sinfini Music

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Sinfini Music, a website about classical music with feature articles, video, audio and links to Spotify, Amazon and iTunes.