Music: Websites

Gateways and general

Associations and organisations

Libraries, catalogues and music information centres

Digital archives

Web search tips

Google Scholar. Try using this to limit your search to scholarly sources.

Google Scholar Search

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Jazz, blues, and folk

Ethnomusicology and social aspects

Sonic arts

Listening databases