Here are helpful links to help you do research!

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      Aria Database - It includes translations and aria texts of most arias.    

                  Aria Database List of MIDIs & Sound Files from the same site.                         

            Texts and Tranlations of  Art Songs Almost every song written!

         New Grove Dictionary entry: Singing

         National Association of Teachers of Singing

         Amhrn Gaelach (Irish song texts)

         Vocal Literature and Pedagogy Resources (University of Tennessee)

         Choralnet

         American Choral Directors Association

         Music Educators National Conference

         MUSICA (Choral Literature Database)

Caution:  The sites listed below are available free of charge on the Internet.  They have been selected for their accuracy and reliability, however one should always use a critical eye in evaluating information found free on the WWW.  

 WWW Sites in Music - courtesy of the Cook Music Library at Indiana University School of Music.  This well organized site offers links to research materials, information on all genres, journals and magazines, and much more.  The opening page looks simple, but be sure to take the time to explore this site.
DW3 Classical Music Resources - from Duke University.  The Music Library at Duke says "it is intended to be an alternative to the multitude of highly commercial Web resources that offer advertisements in place of information, and to less comprehensive, poorly maintained, non-commercial sites."
Internet Resources for Music Scholars - featuring MIDI resources, online journals, and music publishers' and vendors' sites.  Courtesy of the Loeb Music Library at Harvard University
 The Music Division of The New York Public Library is one of the world's preeminent music collections.  This is the research library.  For circulating collection got to NYPL and then LEO.
Voice of the Shuttle: Music and Dance Page - this highly selective list of resources for music and dance research is organized chronologically.  Check out "Computers and Music."  Courtesy of Professor Alan Liu of the University of California - Santa Barbara
  Ethnomusicology, Folk Music, and World Music Contents - courtesy of the University of Washington Libraries
WWW Sites of Interest to Musicologists - hundreds of links to information on most all types of music
 

Vocal and Instrumental Music

ClassicalNet - hundreds of CD reviews and over 2,500 links.  A for-profit site provided by L.D. Lampson.
 Lieder and Song Texts Page - courtesy of Emily Ezust.  It is a part of the "Classical Music Web Ring."
Opera Glass - courtesy of Richard Bogart, a member of the Stanford University Symphonic Chorus.  It provides libretti, source texts, performance histories, synopses. and discographies
Women Composers and Women's Voices - courtesy of Tara Guthrie of Carteret (North Carolina) Community College Library.  It provides links to "Individual Women Composer Pages and Women Performers' Personal Home Pages"
 The Classical Music Pages - "almost everything you need concerning classical music- its history, biographical information about composers (with portraits and short sound examples), explanations of the various musical forms and a dictionary of musical terminologies. It is designed to be of use for everyone from "beginners" to the music professional - decide for yourself how deeply you follow the links


Tips for singers   by Valerie Wilson.  Breathing, Posture, Diphthongs, etc...

Bassocantante   Old recordings.  Everything from Bassocantante to Florence Foster Jenkins!

The Analysis of Song  Seminar, Spring 1998: The Analysis of Song. Diary of how to study song from the University of Chicago.

A History of Western Music The Grout text by Norton. Chapter Outlines and links.

Andante - classical music Everything in the world about classical music.  Performances, links, and news.

Beethoven.com  Web based Classical Radio station and FREE e-mail.

FREE MUSIC NOW  Free Mp3 downloads, Soundfiles, Audio, Greeting Cards, Sheet Music, Jazz, Classical, Christmas and more... 

Free Sheet Music Links    Free Sheet Music - Newest Links! NEW! Sheet Music Sources Arranged by Category! Free sheet music downloads, articles  Free Sheet Music Keyword Search!  Music Classifieds Section! Musicnotes.com Great sheet music selections, from pop to classical, plus download free digital sheet music!

 Gary Ewer's Easy Music Theory How to study music theory.  Used as a resource for Basis Music MUS111 at Nyack College, New York.

 Messiah Score  The entire score and it can be printed in PDF format.

  Music Selection Resources on the WWW Hundreds of links from King County Library.

Sheet Music Collection Lists of public domain "Pop" music. plus links to Groves Dictionary and other sites.

CDR Media  a cheap source for blank CDR's.

RealPlayer Home Page  A good player to hear streaming files such as SONGSOFPEACE.COM

Lists of Public Domain Music A reference site to help identify public domain songs and public domain music . . . royalty free music you can use anywhere and any way you choose . . . performance, sing-along, film, video, advertising, business, or personal use.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library  Hymnal Indexes, Bibles, Classic Christian books in electronic format, selected for your edification. There is enough good reading material here to last you a lifetime, if you give each work the time it deserves! All of the books on this server are believed to be in the public domain in the United States unless otherwise specified. Copy them freely for any purpose.

Chronology of Christianity  The purpose of this chronology is to assist Christians of any denomination in their search for knowledge and truth regarding the development of the Christian religion.

Guide to Early Church Documents This website contains pointers to Internet-accessible files relating to the early church, including canonical documents, creeds, the writings of the Apostolic Fathers and other historical texts relevant to church history.

A History of the English Language A (Very) Brief History of the English Language

FreeTranslation Will translate any text in about 6 languages but should be used only as a guide.

Oxford Shakespeare  His complete sonnets and poetry.

QuotationReference   Quotes for almost anything!

The Internet Public Library  Exactly what it sounds like.

 Crosswalk.com  Everything you need for a bible study and many bible links.

 Essentials of Music  Whether you're a casual listener or a serious music student, here's the site for basic information about classical music. Created in cooperation with W.W. Norton & Company, it's built around Essential Classics, the series specially designed to introduce you to the best music of every period. All through the site you'll find almost 200 excerpts from Essential Classics.

Naxos.com, Your World of Classical Music  Large library of classical music.  Much will stream from the site.

Musica Viva The Free Sheet Music Directory

New York Radio Stations - Program Listings  All our local stations.

 OVATION The Arts Network  Watch it! Much of the videos in our fine arts and music classes come from this one channel.  

 Song Literature Scores  Online scores from Indiana University Library. However, usually in urtext and rarely include translations.

Thirteen-WNET - Arts, Drama & Culture Channel 13, PBS in NYC.

Early Music  Music 213 music site! and Webliography of Early Music Sources to 1750  26 pages of early music sources.

Welcome to the Classical Composers Database  All about Classical composers.

World History HyperHistory  Hyperhistory covers the major epochs of world history during the last 3000 years. Over 2000 files.

Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers The dictionary contains: basic and accurate biographical information on more than 500 composers, links to books and CDs about composers, links to sheet music, and links to additional information at other web sites

Other Internet Links

What Does It Take To Be A Music Major?

 Link Between Music and Intelligence

 MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT NYACK COLLEGE

 Specific Job Descriptions In  Music

 Student Handbook, 2006

Nyack College School of Music Websites:

 NYC School of Music Website:  http://www.nyack.edu/music/nyc

NYC School of Music Academic websites: http://www.ncmcmusic.com/

MUS 213: http://www.songsofpeace.com/ncmcmusic/Mus213/mus213.htm

MUS 214: http://www.songsofpeace.com/ncmcmusic/Mus214/mus214.htm

MUS 319: http://www.songsofpeace.com/ncmcmusic/mus319/mus319.htm

MUS 320: http://www.songsofpeace.com/ncmcmusic/FNA/FNA231/music.htm

FNA 115: http://www.songsofpeace.com/ncmcmusic/FNA/FNA115/115audio.htm

FNA 111: http://www.songsofpeace.com/ncmcmusic/voice/Fna111.htm

FNA 231: http://www.songsofpeace.com/ncmcmusic/FNA/FNA231/Fna231.htm

Chorale Page: http://www.ncmcmusic.com/gpage1.html

Nyack College: http://www.nyackcollege.edu/ and http://www.nyack.edu/

Nyack Rockland School of Music: http://www.nyackcollege.edu/2005.php?page=MusicWelcome

All of the links on this page can be found at the following website: http://www.ncmcmusic.com/links.html

Sheet music, CDs, and equipment may be obtained at any of the following retailers:

Patelson's Music House:  http://www.patelsons.com

160 West 56th Street (212) 757-5587 (THE resource for the classical musician, at 7th Ave. behind Carnegie Hall) 

Juilliard School Bookstore: http://www.bookstore.juilliard.edu/60 Lincoln Center Plaza, (212) 799-5000 (note that this is in the same plaza as the Performing Arts Library very handy when youve been studying hard and found a music book that youd like to buy for yourself) 

Colony Record & Radio Ctr. Inc., 1619 Broadway (212) 265-2050

(particularly good for Broadway selections) 

Carl Fischer Inc.  http://www.moravianmusic.org/publishers.htm

65 Bleeker St Fl 8, (212) 777-0900

T.I.S. Music Catalog:  http://www.tismusic.com/

J.W. Pepper: http://www.jwpepper.com/

Barnes & Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/

HMV Record Stores:  http://www.hmv.com

J & R Music & Computer World:  http://www.jr.com/

CD World  http://www.cdworld.com

Citidex guide to all the music stores in NYC: http://www.citidex.com/646.htm#C7231

Library resources:

Nyack College:   http://www.nyack.edu/2005.php?page=LibraryHomepage

New York Public Library: http://www.nypl.org/ 

Reference materials, recordings, repertoire, and even a listening center may be found at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza (212) 870-1630.  Any person residing or attending college in New York may request and receive a free public library card. 

Worldwide Internet Music Resources which include: http://www.music.indiana.edu/music_resources/

 

This is courtesy of the Cook Music Library at Indiana University School of Music.  The opening page looks simple, but be sure to take the time to explore this site and the following subjects:

   

  Individual Musicians (All Genres) and Popular Groups

  Composers and Composition

  Groups and Ensembles (Except Popular)

  Other Sites Related to Performance

  Genres and Types of Music

  Research and Study

  Journals and Magazines

  The Commercial World of Music

 

There are many University websites that allow access.  Here are some of the best:

 

Duke University:  http://library.duke.edu/about/libraries/

Harvard University: http://hcl.harvard.edu/loebmusic/online-ir-intro.html

University of California: http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=2722

University of Washington: http://www.lib.washington.edu/music/index.html

WWW Sites of Interest for Music History and Musicologists:

http://www.sas.upenn.edu/music/ams/musicology_www.html

Contents

  Opera and Song

  Choirs

  Ensembles

  Sacred Music

  Early Music

  Instruments

  Rock and Pop

  Jazz

  Catalogue of Music Resources

  The World on the WWW

  How to Contact U.S. Elected Officials and Government Funding Agencies

  Other Links

  Translation

  Bible searches

  Funny Music Stuff

 

Performance Venues: (This does not include the many churches, schools and Jazz clubs.)


92nd Street YM & YWHA http://www.92y.org/ 

The Brooklyn Academy of Music:http://www.bam.org/ 

Brooklyn Center: http://www.brooklyncenter.com/ 

City Center http://www.citycenter.org/ 

Dixon Place http://www.dixonplace.org/ 

The Irish Arts Center http://www.irishartscenter.org/ 

The Japan Society http://www.japansociety.org/ 

The Juilliard School http://www.juilliard.edu/ 

La Mama ETC http://www.lamama.org/nowplaying_frame.htm 

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts http://www.lincolncenter.org/ 

Miller Theatre, Columbia University http://www.millertheater.com/ 

New York Philharmonic http://newyorkphilharmonic.org/ 

NY State Theater http://www.nycballet.com/about/aboutnyst.html

This includes the NYC Opera and NYC Ballet 

Metropolitan Opera http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/home.aspx 

New York International Fringe Festival  http://www.fringenyc.org/
Radio City Music Hall
http://www.radiocity.com/ 

Symphony Space http://www.symphonyspace.org/ 

Town Hall http://www.the-townhall-nyc.org/ 

Manhattan School of Music: http://www.msmnyc.edu/

The following are fantastic sites for the study of music including translations, free sheet music, and research. Caution:  The sites listed below are available free of charge on the Internet.  They have been selected for their accuracy and reliability, however one should always use a critical eye in evaluating information found free on the WWW.  

 Aria Database - It includes translations and aria texts of most arias.  

http://www.aria-database.com/ 

Aria Database List of MIDI & Sound Files from the same website: http://www.aria-database.com/cgibin/listgen.pl?midilist

Texts and Tranlations of  Art Songs Almost every song written!

http://www.recmusic.org/lieder/

National Association of Teachers of Singing:  http://www.nats.org/

Choralnet: http://www.choralnet.org/

American Choral Directors Association:  http://www.acdaonline.org/

Music Educators National Conference:  http://www.menc.org/

MUSICA: (Choral Literature Database) http://www.musicanet.org/

ClassicalNet Hundreds of CD reviews and over 2,500 links.  http://www.classical.net/
Opera Glass Stanford University. http://opera.stanford.edu/main.html
 

The above gives you detailed information on many operas.  An index of over 4400 opera composers, with complete opera lists (more than 24,000 operas), and a few links including:  

Libretti  Source Texts Performance Histories Synopses Discographies Rle Creators Opera Composers Opera and Librettists

The Classical Music Pages:  http://w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de/cmp/

Almost everything you need concerning classical music- its history, biographical information about composers (with portraits and short sound examples), explanations of the various musical forms and a dictionary of musical terminologies.
 

Tips for singers:  Breathing, Posture, Diphthongs, etc...  http://www.vocalsplendor.com/voice.html 

A Concise History of Western Music: Chapter Outlines and links.  http://www.wwnorton.com/concise  

Beethoven.com  Web based Classical Radio station

FREE MUSIC NOW  Free Mp3 downloads, Soundfiles, Audio, Greeting Cards, Sheet Music, Jazz, Classical, Christmas and more...  http://freemusicnow.com/index2.htm?mp3signup

Free Sheet Music Links   http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Realm/5747/thelinks.html

http://www.freesheetmusic.net/downloads.html

Gary Ewer's Easy Music Theory How to study music theory.  Used as a resource for Basis Music MUS111 at Nyack College, New York. http://www.musictheory.halifax.ns.ca/

Messiah Score  The entire score and it can be printed in PDF format.

http://www.ccel.org/h/handel/messiah/htm/TOC.htm

CDR Media  a cheap source for blank CDR's. http://www.ioproducts.com/ioprod/

Lists of Public Domain Music http://www.pdinfo.com/list.htm

A reference site to help identify public domain songs and public domain music,. royalty free music you can use anywhere and any way you choose . . . performance, sing-along, film, video, advertising, business, or personal use.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library  http://www.ccel.org/

Hymnal Indexes, Bibles, Classic Christian books in electronic format, selected for your edification. There is enough good reading material here to last you a lifetime, if you give each work the time it deserves! All of the books on this server are believed to be in the public domain in the United States unless otherwise specified. Copy them freely for any purpose.

Chronology of Christianity  http://www.cwo.com/%7Epentrack/catholic/chron.html

The purpose of this chronology is to assist Christians of any denomination in their search for knowledge and truth regarding the development of the Christian religion.

FreeTranslation http://www.freetranslation.com/

Will translate any text in about 6 languages but should be used only as a guide.

QuotationReference   http://www.quotationreference.com/links.php

Quotes for almost anything!

The Internet Public Library:   http://www.ipl.org/

Exactly what it sounds like.

Crosswalk.com:  http://www.crosswalk.com/

 Everything you need for a bible study and many bible links.

Essentials of Music: http://www.essentialsofmusic.com/

Whether you're a casual listener or a serious music student, here's the site for basic information about classical music. Created in cooperation with W.W. Norton & Company, it's built around Essential Classics, the series specially designed to introduce you to the best music of every period. All through the site you'll find almost 200 excerpts from Essential Classics.

Naxos.com, Your World of Classical Music  http://www.naxosusa.com/

Please see the music secretary for your password. Large library of classical music which will stream from the site.  All Nyack students have access to this site from school computers.  .

Musica Viva The Free Sheet Music Directory  http://www.MusicOfYesterday.com/

New York Radio Stations - Program Listings  All our local stations. http://www.nyradioguide.com/listings.htm

OVATION The Arts Network  http://www.ovationtv.com/  Watch it! Much of the videos in our fine arts and music classes come from this one channel.  

Song Literature Scores  http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/variations/scores/song.html

Online scores from Indiana University Library. However, usually in urtext and rarely include translations.

Thirteen-WNET - Arts, Drama & Culture Channel 13, PBS in NYC.

http://www.thirteen.org/homepage/subject_arts.php#music

World History  http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html

Hyperhistory covers the major epochs of world history during the last 3000 years. Over 2000 files.

Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers

http://www.stevenestrella.com/composers/index.html?styletimeline.html

The dictionary contains: basic and accurate biographical information on more than 500 composers, links to books and CDs about composers, links to sheet music, and links to additional information at other web sites.

MIDI Files:  They will play with most sound cards and very small to download.  However they only play as well as the memory of the sound card you have.

Standard MIDI Files  http://aitech.ac.jp/~ckelly/SMF.html

Standard MIDI Files on the Net. The Most Complete & Best-Maintained List of Sites with MIDI Files Well Over 30,000 Unique Links.

MIDI MUSIC ON THE WEB http://www.startingpage.com/html/midi_file_music.html

Links for many MIDI sites.

Downloadable Music Scores and MIDI Files http://www.skdesigns.com/internet/music/scores.htm

Here are the names of some of our NYC Theater Companies:

 

The Acting Company
American Place Theater
Atlantic Theatre Company
Creation Production Company
The Drama Department
Jean Cocteau Repertory
Judith Shakespeare Company
Manhattan Ensemble Theatre (M.E.T.)
Manhattan Theatre Club
Mint Theatre Company
New Dramatists
New Georges
New York Shakespeare Festival
New York Theatre Workshop
Pan Asian Repertory
Pearl Theatre
Playwrights Horizons
Richard Foreman's Ontological Theater
Roundabout Theatre
Teatro Repertorio Espaol
The Wooster Group
Theater for the New City
Theatre for a New Audience
TheatreWorks/USA
Ubu Repertory Theater
Vineyard Theatre Company
Wings Theatre

Theatre Guides

City Search
The Internet Broadway Database
New York Theatre Wire
The New York Theatre Experience
The New York Times: Current Theater
Playbill Online
Village Voice: Theatre Reviews and Articles

Theatre Organizations

Alliance of Resident ("Off Off-Broadway") Theaters Theatre Development Fund
The Nederlander Group
Theatre Communications Group


Theatre Ticket Agencies

Telecharge Broadway Tickets
Ticket Central Off Off-Broadway
TicketMaster
TicketWeb

 

 

MIDI Files:  They will play with most sound cards and very small to download.  However they only play as well as the memory of the sound card you have.

MIDI MUSIC ON THE WEBLinks for many MIDI sites.

Classic Midi Files About 15 MIDI files.

Classical Quality Midi - Files

Downloadable Music Scores and MIDI Files

Ludwig Van Beethoven Midi files

Public Domain American Music Tons of songs from the 18th and 19th century America.

Standard MIDI Files  Standard MIDI Files on the Net, The Most Complete & Best-Maintained List of Sites with MIDI Files Well Over 30,000 Unique Links.

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