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Pro Sound Effects online library

Pro Sound Effects (PSE) was founded in 2004 by Douglas Price and is based in New York City. The company provides sound effects resources to the ever-expanding universe of media producers. Its continually growing library currently contains more than 120,000 sound effects. -- PSE website (viewed July 18, 2013).

Music periodicals database

This database provides indexing and abstracts for several hundred international music periodicals from over 20 countries. The majority of the records in the database are from the most recent ten years of publication. Some complete journal runs are included, with indexing back to 1874. Covers the full spectrum of subjects and all aspects of music, including music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theatre, theory, popular music forms and composition.

Naxos music library

"Naxos Music Library is the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online. It includes the complete Naxos, Marco Polo and Da Capo catalogues of over 170,000 tracks, including Classical music, Historical recordings, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. Whilst listening, users can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's extensive database"--FAQ page.

Grove music online

An integrated music resource on the web, this database comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie (London, 1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, edited by Barry Kernfeld (London, 2002).

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