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Worship & Performing Arts: Composition and Music Theory: Websites

Internet Resources

Great 78 Project: For years the Archive of Contemporary Music (ARC) had been getting calls offering 78rpm collections that they were unable to accept. But when Internet Archive and ARC partnered to focus on preserving and digitizing audio-visual materials, space and shipping became available and it was now possible to begin preserving 78s. Here’s a short history of how in only a few years ARC and the Internet Archive have created one of the largest collections in America

CCM Magazine Online : Music Magazine of Contemporary Christian Music. We also have a subscription in the Library

Gilbert and Sullivan Archive : Opera and other works of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan

Historic American Sheet Music : American 19th and early 20th century hosted by Duke University 

Hymnary: Comprehensive index of 5,174 Hymnals and  1,111,028 published hymns 

MENC: National Association for Music Education. The Worlds largest arts education organization

Music Cards: Customizable online music theory flash cards

Music Theoryteoría Tutorials , exercises and articles to develop an understanding of music theory

Music Theory: Self paced theory tutor

Online Resources for Music Scholars: Created and maintained by Harvard University

Scorser: Search engine for Musicians

Ethnomusicology and World Music Collections

Global Music Archive : multi-media reference archive and resource center for traditional and popular song, music, and dance of Africa and the Americas. It promotes education in African and American traditional and popular music.

Smithsonian FolkwaysFind liner notes and audio samples from all musical and spoken word recordings issued by Folkways and its affiliates since Folkways' beginning in 1948.

World and traditional music - Archival sound recordings from the British Library : Contains thousands of sound recordings from a variety of cultures

Resources for Worship Planners

Compostion and Theory Blogs

Evaluating Sources