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MUS 354: Music History and Literature I (Cobb): Find Articles

This guide was created by the music librarian; it includes helpful research resources.

Getting Started

In addition to the Pepperdine Library catalog, these online sources are good places to start your music-related research.

Other General Databases

Music Databases

Selected Online Magazines

  • BBC Music Magazine
    World's best-selling classical music magazine featuring articles, CD reviews, news, competitions and concerts.
  • Billboard
    Online version of this popular music and entertainment magazine, featuring an extensive array of searchable, playable charts, breaking music news, artist interviews and exclusives, news, video and more.
  • ClassicsToday
    A daily updated source for classical music concert and recordings reviews.
  • Gramophone Magazine
    British publication with claim to
    being the world's authority on classical music since 1923.
  • FanFaire
    An online fanzine devoted to opera and classical music.
  • Playbill Arts
    This is the online version of Playbill Arts, covering classical, opera, jazz and dance news, amongst others. It is usually pretty quick on picking up news stories, and includes feature - length articles as well. It also has a section of listings by art form/genre.
  • Rolling Stone Magazine
    The website has similar content to the magazine (rock/pop/politics), but the online version has more editorial content and more up-to-date news.
  • Other classical music magazines
    World-newspapers.com's list of classical music magazines with online content.
  • Other general music magazines
    World-newspapers.com's list of general music magazines with online content.