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Music Research  

Last Updated: Jan 17, 2014 URL: Print Guide

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  • Get help with research

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  • MHC Faculty works in Music
  • Sample searches
  • Sources used by other Music students

Grove (Oxford) Music Online

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Grove (Oxford) Music Online
The major reference source for Music and Music History. Start here to get context and background information for composers, styles, types of music, almost anything!


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