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Library Catalog—Find music, dance, and theatre materials in our Libraries.
WorldCat—Request books, music, and recordings from other libraries.
Internet Archive—Free digital books, recordings, images, software, and more.
Online Scores—Public domain scores, mostly older editions and manuscripts.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses—Document citations, some with full text.
RILM—Citations for music and dance books, dissertations, articles, and more.
Subject Guides—Suggested resources for a variety of performing arts topics.
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Music Index—Article citations from over 700 music journals.
Music Periodicals Database—Article citations from over 400 music journals.
RILM—Citations for scholarly music and dance books, articles, dissertations, and more.
JSTOR—Full-text articles from almost 100 scholarly music, dance, and theatre journals, plus other subjects. Excludes recent years.
Academic Search Premier—Article citations from all disciplines, including performing arts.
Database Locator—Browse for databases of any type or subject, e.g. health, art.
More Music Databases
Transcriptions and translations of aria/song texts. (Off-campus access spotty.)Go to IPA Source
Explore 60 years of music and artist rankings from 5,000+ charts in 70+ countries.Go to Music ID
Find jobs, festivals, and artist managers; read music industry news; and more.Go to Musical America
On the Boards
Watch full-length, high-quality dance, theatre, and music performance videos from international and US-based contemporary artists.
Connect with The Hartt School
Allen and The Hartt School work closely to support performing arts education.
Hartt Performance Library—Scores and parts for Hartt’s large performing ensembles.