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Welcome to the Music Research Guide for Music Theory and Composition

Use this guide to locate resources for Vocal Music coursework and basic research.  All resources listed are available through the U of M Libraries or are freely available online.

For help with locating books, scores, articles and journals, please visit the general Music Guide  page.

Information and assistance with copyright policies, writing tips and procedures, and online resources such as streaming audio and databases can also be found on the Music Guide  page.

Click on these links for Guides focused on various areas of music research (more guides to come):

Brass Music Music (General) tring Music
Ethnomusicology Music Education Vocal Music
Historical Musicology Music Industry Woodwind Music

Featured Video

Fred Lerdahl, music theorist, speaking on linguistic and musical syntax at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music as part of the Exploring the Mind Through Music Conference (June 15, 2011)