Music OCLC Users Group : MOUG http://www.musicoclcusers.org/The Music OCLC Users Group was established in 1977 and developed from a task force organized by OCLC to address matters associated with OCLC's implementation of the MARC music formats for scores and sound recordings.
Dating LPs http://s.faculty.umkc.edu/sistrunkw/poster.htmThis site includes a bibliography of selected reference resources all catalogers will find useful for dating LPs, provides examples of cover art and styles indigenous to certain eras, and gives anecdotal evidence to illustrate the finer art of dating LPs.
Music Discovery Requirements 2 (MDR2) http://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/mpage/mdr_esThe MDR2 explores �discovery needs specific to and especially important for music materials, particularly scores and recordings.� We recommend it to everyone creating or configuring discovery systems that will include music, including vendors, systems librarians, and music librarians. The MDR2 updates the 2012 MDR and in particular incorporates: RDA updates, MARC updates, LCGFT, and LCMPT. The MDR2 is available in an easy-to-navigate HTML version and as a full PDF version
OCLC Bibliographic Formats and Standards : Type for hymnals http://www.oclc.org/oclc/bib/type.htmUse code "a" (i.e., BKS format) for hymnals with only text and no music and for collections of hymnal text not related to a particular hymnal. Opera librettos and other texts of musical works are also "a"
Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/hrhtmlA multi-format ethnographic field collection of traditional fiddle tunes performed by Henry Reed of Glen Lyn, Virginia.
"Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ftvhtml/Consists of approximately one hundred sound recordings, primarily blues and gospel songs, and related documentation from the folk festival at Fort Valley State College
ChoralNet Internet Center for Choral Music http://www.choralnet.org/ChoralNet's purpose is to be the one place on the Internet where choral musicians can go to begin any of their activity. There are well over 1000 links from the ChoralNet Web Site to other web pages on the Internet having to do with choral music and related fields. It is an officially sanctioned activity of the International Federation for Choral Music and so attempts to encompass more than regional or national efforts.
Allegro Music Online http://www.allegromusiconline.com/Source for print music and music supplies. A full line of piano teaching materials and supplies, classical, sacred, popular, Broadway, vocal, wedding, and children's sheet music and books, CD Sheet Music, Suzuki method materials, violin strings and supplies.
Brodt Music Company http://www.brodt-music.com/Internet source for printed music of all publishers, musical merchandise and gifts. Brodt Music Company in Charlotte, North Carolina, serves the needs of the music professional and amateur.
Burt & Company Discount Music Supply http://www.burtnco.comRetail Discount Distributors of Alfred, Associated Board of Royal Schools, Amsco, Augsburg, Barenreiter, Beckenhorst, Benson, Belwin Mills, Boosey & Hawkes, Boston, Breitkopf & Haertel, Broude Bros, Carl Fischer, Concordia, Faber & Faber, Flammer, F J H Music, Frederick Harris, Galaxy, Hal Leonard, Henle, Hinshaw, Hope, International, Kalmus, Koenemann, Lillenas, Lorenz, Mark, Foster, Masters, Mel Bay, Myklas Press, Neil A. Kjos, Peters, Presser, ReSa, Schaum, Schirmer, Schott, Shawnee, Summy Birchard, TheoryTime, Trinity College, Warner Bros, Willis, Word ...and more!
Music Publications / A-R Editions, Inc. http://www.areditions.com/rr/Publishes seven series of musicological editions that present music brought to light in the course of current research. Each Recent Researches edition is devoted to works by a single composer or to a single genre of composition.
Dorn Publications, Inc. http://www.dornpub.com/We publish Saxophone Journal and Jazz Player magazines and sell saxophone sheet music and books, saxophone teaching videos, saxophone performance videos, classical saxophone recordings, axophone method books, saxophone reeds, reed accessories, clarinet sheet music and books, clarinet reeds, reed accessories, clarinet recordings, jazz books, jazz instrumental books, jazz composing and arranging books, jazz theory books, jazz performance videos, jazz people and history books, Jamey Aebersold play-alongs, big band charts, flute books, oboe books, violin & piano music, brass music, percussion & piano music.
Flute Network http://www.flutenet.com/The Flute Network is a non-profit educational corporation which is now in its 17th year of serving flutists, flute teachers
Flute World Online http://www.fluteworld.com/Flute World is America's flute specialty house. We offer the largest variety of top quality student and professional flutes and piccolos. Our Web site provides access to over 12,000 products including instruments, sheet music, recorded music, and accessories.
Theodore Front Musical Literature, Inc. http://www.TFront.com/This site was designed as a primary resource for the serious musician, institution and music lover. Our goal is to provide easy access to performing and study music editions as well as historical, biographical and theoretical monographs (books).
GIA Publications, Inc. http://www.giamusic.com/Sacred choral music, hymnals, sacred music recordings, music education materials.
Edwin F. Kalmus & Co., Inc. http://www.kalmus-music.com/In addition to the standard repertoire Orchestral works, we offer music for School and Community Orchestra, String Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Choral and Vocal Works, Arias, Operas and Operettas (also in reduced orchestrations), Christmas Music (including the renowned arrangements of Arthur Harris), Symphonic Pops, Music of Early America, Hymns and Patriotic Songs and individual Orchestra Albums for winds and strings.
Ladyslipper Music http://ladyslipper.org/Ladyslipper is a non-profit organization whose primary purpose is to heighten public awareness of the achievements of women artists and musicians, and to expand the scope and availability of recordings by women.
Panyard, Inc. http://www.panyard.comPANYARD, INC. offers pans (steel drums), accessories, recordings, and sheet music for today's panists and steelbands. We are the largest manufacturer of steel drums in North America
Peermusic http://www.peermusicclassical.com/American composers of the mid-20th century, the soundworld of Latin America, and the cutting-edge voices of some of today's most exciting composers from around the world. Highlights below are adapted from an essay by Frank J. Oteri..
Pendragon Press http://www.pendragonpress.com/Pendragon Press has served the musicological community with the publication of reference works of the highest quality, research tools of lasting value, and seminal scholarship not otherwise available.
Sony Classical http://www.sonymasterworks.com/You can use this site to find out about your favorite artists, the latest releases, and to discover new music. You can research a performer or composer, find out when your favorite artist is appearing near you
Southern Music Company http://www.southernmusic.com/Southern Music Company publishes music of many well-known composers and is a distributor of music for over 500 publishers from around the world.
CDNOW http://www.cdnow.com/Various. More than 500,000 music and entertainment-related products, including CDs, vinyl, cassettes, music videos, movies, DVDs, electronics, digital music downloads, and special product offerings
World Music Store.com http://www.worldmusicstore.com/Worldmusicstore.com is the web site of Audio Alternatives, a company dedicated to providing the best and widest selection possible of traditional and contemporary world music and dance compact discs, videos, books, and CD-ROMs. The site is designed to meet the needs of music educators and researchers around the world, librarians, music and dance faculty, media centers, as well as world music and dance fans.