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.
Music Online American Song allows you to listen to and create playlists of music from a large historical collection of people, events and genres from America's past. Liner notes are available in PDF.
Two upcoming programs feature noted conductor Mischa Santora discussing the vibrant Parisian Music scene of the 1780s, on Tuesday, June 26, 7 p.m. at the Plymouth Library, and the friendship of George Gershwin and Arnold Schoenberg on Monday, July 16, 7 p.m. at the Ridgedale Library. Please check here for more information and how to register.
Named for the unexpected resolution to a musical phrase, NPR's classical music blog, Deceptive Cadence is an unexpectedly refreshing take on classical music, performers, and news from near and far about a music genre that is "not only still breathing, thank you, but vigorously evolving."
MN Orchestra 2012-13 Season
The Minnesota Orchestra has announced its 2012 -13 season, Highlights include a performance of all of Bach's six Brandenburg Concertos, their first ever clarinet festival, and more.
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