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This is a guide to music resources available at Triton College, including books and online resources.
This guide was created to help students find information on topics in the field of music and music education.Use the following sources as starting points for research on topics in music.
Naxos Music Library
The world´s largest online classical music library offers streaming access to more than 135,000 CDs with more than two million tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Login to create your own personal playlist today!
Language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest reference publishers in a single cross-searchable resource.
Reference: Dictionaries and Ecyclopedias
The New Penguin Dictionary of Music
Summary: A succinct and comprehensive guide to the history, forms, and personalities of classical music. Readers will find biographies of thousands of composers from Albinoni to Zappa, with in-depth treatment of major figures, coverage of individual works, including plot summaries of operas and ballets, articles on the history of music and instruments, entries on musical forms, from medieval plainchant to contemporary minimalism, and clear definitions of technical terms and jargon.