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Music

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"Good music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and quits the memory with difficulty" Thomas Beecham, 1961.

 

Rend Lake College Library Guides: Music

 

This guide will be helpful in finding information about music. 


 

 

Databases: 

(These are the databases that can be found on the Rend Lake College Electronic Library -https://www.rlc.edu/learning-resource-center)

 

Alexander Street Music Online - https://rlc.edu/student-services/112-learning-resource-center/electronic-library/12384-online-music - this database allows the user to actually listen to selections of American, jazz, African American, contemporary, and classical music.

 

Credo Reference - this database allows the user to search several musical reference books with a single search. 

 

JSTOR 

 

 

***You must be a current Rend Lake College student in order to access these databases.     


Music Websites:               

These websites are good places to listen to music as well as view the lyrics to many songs.

 

A toZ Lyrics - http://www.azlyrics.com/

eLyrics - http://www.elyrics.net

8Notes - http://www.8notes.com

Free-Scores.com - http://www.free-scores.com/index_uk.php3

Jamendo - http://www.jamendo.com/en/

JW Pepper - http://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/welcome.jsp

Last.fm - http://www.last.fm

Lyrics.com - http://www.lyrics.com/

Music Theory - http://www.musictheory.net

Seeqpod - http://www.seeqpod.com

Smithsonian Global Sound - http://www.smithsonianglobalsound.org

Smoop Music Guides - http://www.shmoop.com/music/

SongMeaning.net - http://www.songmeanings.net

Soundpedia - http://www.soundpedia.com

 


 

 

Music Theory:

 

Check out these sites to help you understand the theory behind the music.

 

Music Theory - http://www.musictheory.net

8 notes.com - http://www.8notes.com/theory/

Introduction to Reading Music - http://datadragon.com/education/reading/

 

 

 


Listen to music:                                                                                

 

Grooveshark.com - http://listen.grooveshark.com

Jango - http://www.jango.com/

Music Online - check for this database on the LRC website.

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Occupations in music:

 

Bureau of Labor Statistics - http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos095.htm

 


Professional Organizations - Music

 

http://www.google.com/Top/Arts/Music/Organizations/

 


Citing Sources:

 

MLA Style:

 

Purdue University Online Writing Lab - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

 

Guide to citing resources - MLA citations.doc

 

 

APA Style:

 

Citing Sources using the APA Manual (6th edition) - http://www.nova.edu/library/dils/teachinghandouts/apa/APA_6th_ed.pdf

 

Guide to citing resources - coll writers APA.docx

 


Contact Us:

 

Give the library a call if you need help finding any of these resources.  

 

Library Hours:

7:30 am - 7 pm Monday - Thursday

7:30 am - 4 pm Friday

 

(618) 437-5321

Circulation - 1308

Collection Development - 1249 

Reference - 1276

 

 

 

 

 

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