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Music Library Guide: Online Resources

Library guide for Music & Dance students & staff

Primo

Classical Music Reference Library

Classical Performance in Video

Classical Scores Library

About

This page will help you to explore the library's online resources about western classical music. Online resource types include:

  • electronic books
  • databases and websites
  • theses & dissertations
  • journals
  • online encyclopedias
  • newspapers and magazines
  • UCT Libraries Digital Collections 
  • streamable film and music 
  • and much more! 

This is not a comprehensive list of our online resources. If you need more resources for classes or assignments, search Primo - UCT Libraries' one-stop-shop for scholarly content! 

Featured E-Books

Bach & God

Bach & God

Written by Michael Marissen 

Choruses, Ancient and Modern

Choruses, Ancient and Modern

Edited by Joshua Billings, Felix Budelmann and Fiona Macintosh

The Routledge Reader on the Sociology of Music

The Routledge Reader on the Sociology of Music

Edited by John Shepherd, Kyle Devine

Theorizing Sound Writing

Theorizing Sound Writing

Edited by Deborah Kapchan

Oxford History of Western Music

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The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin. Since its original publication in print Taruskin’s landmark study has received universal acclaim and numerous awards.

PLEASE NOTE

We have experienced intermittent access to this resource recently. If you are prompted for a 'Subscriber Login' after you have entered your UCT single sign-on credentials, please use the alternative username and password sent to you in an email from the SACM on 30-04-2020. Alternatively, email us on lib-music@uct.ac.za. 

 

 

The Kirby Collection

Newspapers & Magazines

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