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Music History

A starting point for Music History research in Western's Music Library.

Find Background Information on your Topic

ML160 - General Music History
Background reading on a topic can be very helpful - start with a general music history to find an overview of composers, their life and times, and a discussion of their works, etc.!

WIKIPEDIA is fast/easy, and TERRIFIC for Pop Music, but please be aware that Wikipdia is generally frowned-upon as a scholarly source for Music History!