Music Appreciation A



The New Grove Dictionary of  Music and Musicians  R 780.3 GRO

You may find other books in our collection that have information on your composer.  Please use Destiny, our online catalog to further your research.


Research Databases

Oxford Music Online

Salem History (Great Lives From History) – find personal and professional information on your composer

EBSCOHost - find magazine, newspaper and other types of articles on your topic

Modern History Online - Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history from mid-15th century to the present



Classical Composers Archive from the University of Nevada



San Francisco Public Library has many CD’s available for you to check- out


Citing Sources

Our Citing Sources page has everything you need to do a "works cited" page


Citing A Musical Piece


[artist.] [“title of piece.”] [title of album or longer work.] [production company, year.]Rage Against the Machine. “Killing in the Name.” Rage Against the Machine. Epic, 1992.

Composer's last name, first name. Title of Work. Place of Publication: Publisher, year.



Example of Citing a Youtube Video With Music In It

Editor, author, or compiler name (if available). "Posting Title." Name of Site. Version number.
Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site(sponsor or publisher), date of 
resource creation (if available). Web.  Date of access.



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