Databases (10 results)

Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology
Produced by the American Musicological Society, this is an international database of bibliographic records for completed dissertations and new dissertation topics in the fields of musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology, as well as in related musical, scientific, and humanistic disciplines.
Music & Performing Arts [via Alexander Street Press]
Music & Performing Arts cross-searches audio, video, scores, and full-text reference content pertaining to music, film, dance and drama, for more than 75 Alexander Street Press collections. Spans all time periods, representation from diverse groups, many cultures, historic periods and geographic regions, highlighting hundreds of thousands of seminal artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles.
Coverage: 1500s - current
Music Periodicals Database [via ProQuest]
This database provides indexing and abstracts for several 100 international music periodicals from over 20 countries, plus full text for more than 140 of the indexed journals. Includes over 1.3 million records, the majority from the most recent ten years of publication. Some complete journal runs are included. Covers the full spectrum of subjects and all aspects of music, including music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theatre, theory, popular music forms and composition. Formerly titled IIMP Full Text: International Index to Music Periodicals.
Coverage: 1874 - current
Tags: Music
Related links: Performing Arts Periodicals Database
Oxford Handbooks Online in Music
Online access to Oxford University Press reference handbooks in music. Each Handbook has in-depth essays by the world’s leading scholars. Search contents through one interface, individually or by modules. Over 70 handbooks comprising over 2,300 articles/chapters. Publication dates of the handbooks are quite current ranging from 2011-present.
Performing Arts Periodicals Database [via Proquest] [via ProQuest]
IIPA Full Text draws content from more than 210 scholarly and popular performing arts periodicals, and also indexes a variety of documents such as biographical profiles, conference papers, obituaries, interviews, discographies, reviews and events.
Coverage: 1864-present
Tags: Music
Play Index [via EBSCO]
Indexes over 40,000 plays published after 1949 and updated weekly with searching plays by title, author, subject, style, genre, cast type, new editions, translations, plot descriptions and musical requirements.. Plays from Antiquity to contemporary works may be published both separately and in collections/anthologies. Access nearly 900 monologues by playwrights, including Aeschylus, William Shakespeare, Moliere, Anton Checkhov, Tennessee Williams and others.
Coverage: 1949 - present
Tags: Drama
ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) [via Proquest]
Provides abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art.
Coverage: 1960s-present
Tags: Art, History
ClasePeriodica [via Universidad Autonoma Nacional de Mexico]
Index of Latin American journals books, essays, book reviews, conference proceedings, technical reports and interviews. 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, focus on Pan-American issues, topics in the social sciences, humanities, sciences and technology from over 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages.
Coverage: 1975-2009
Tags: Latin America, Social Science
Classic Mexican Cinema
This collection of popular movie periodicals, archived in the Filmoteca of UNAM in Mexico City, includes Cinema Reporter (1943-1965), Cine Mundial (1954-1955), El Cine Gráfico (1935), the weekly El Mundo Ilustrado (1902-1910), and Cinelandia (1931-1947). Ephemeral materials such as film flyers and scrap books of Fernando de Fuentes (1894-1958), a leading Latin-American filmmaker, supplement the full-text periodical articles.
Coverage: 1902-1960s
Tags: Film, Mexico