Songs of America
The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America presentation allows you to explore American history as documented in the work of some of our country's greatest composers, poets, scholars, and performers. It includes digitized recordings, performances commentary on American song, sheet music, manuscripts, historic copyright submissions, biographies, essays, and more.
MusicOMH is a U.K. based site, featuring independent reviews, features and interviews from across all musical genres including classical, R&B, rock, and metal. Various topics and artists are showcased in blogs, features, and more.
Stereomood can be described as the "mood ring" of Internet music sites. Put how you're feeling into the searchbar, and it will play music appropriate to your mood. Or just pick one of the mood categories listed to start your music. There's even a "Mood Flip" button!
NPR - First Listen
First Listen via NPR.org allows you to listen to previews of selected music albums in their entirety. A short biography of each artist is included; and older albums are archived and available as well.
Music Online Database
The Music Online database searches all nine of HCL's Alexander Street Press music databases at once. Find streaming audio and video, interviews, liner notes, scores, biographies, and cover art and more, with just one search.
Spring is approaching fast, which means many are planning weddings. These websites can help you get going with planning one of the most important parts: the music. University of Virginia's Wedding Music Guide concentrates more on classical music, while Wedding Songs has many suggestions including pop and country.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born 257 years ago in Salzburg Austria on January 27, 1756. A child prodigy, he composed hundreds of pieces in a wide range of compositional styles. For more information about his compositions and life, check the Mozart Project online.
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