The world’s premier online music encyclopedia offers comprehensive coverage of music, musicians, music-making, and music scholarship. It includes the content of Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music as well as information from other specialized music databases.
Produced in partnership with the non-profit Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and the archival audio collections of various legendary recording labels, this unique database includes music from around the world along with notes, images, video and lesson plans. Search by culture, genre, instrument, year, etc.
This unique audio collection brings together over 2,000 hours of previously unpublished historic field recordings from around the world, alongside their supporting field notes and ethnographers’ metadata, providing a path of study of music in its cultural context. Heay focus on music obtained from field expeditions during the 1960s thru 1980s.