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Music, Worship & Performing Arts: Popular Music and Theater: Reference

Electronic Reference Materials

Popular Titles & Database Best Bets

Reference Books (In-Library Use Only)

Primary Source Sites

Performing Arts Encyclopedia: Explore Music, theater, and dance at the Library of Congress.

American Sheet Music: Music for the Nation maintained by the Library of Congress.

American Memory Audio: Listen to music, interviews, field recordings, and more from the Library's historic sound recording collections.

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