Collection of academic resources. Critical analyses, summaries of work and music & art theory can be found in these databases and websites.
Oxford History of Western MusicThe Oxford History of Western Music presents Richard Taruskin’s unmatched narrative account of the evolution of Western classical music online for the very first time. The full text from the five-volume 2009 paperback edition has been reproduced, as have notes, bibliographies, and further readings for each of the 69 chapters. numerous illustrations, and 1,800 musical examples.
Grove Art OnlineGrove Art Online features over 45,000 signed articles, 5,500 images, 40,000 image links, timelines of world art, MoMA lesson plans, and links to ARTstor (for subscribers to this service) and Art Resource. A Grove Art Online subscription now also includes access to the full text of the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and the Oxford Companion to Western Art.
Electronic Enlightenment Electronic Enlightenment is the online gateway to the eighteenth century. This site gives you unrivalled access to tens of thousands of letters from the best critical editions from leading scholarly and university presses around the globe.
Music Brainz This is a community based site packed with data on artists, labels, recordings, events, and so on.
Pitchfork Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois, and owned by Condé Nast. Being developed during Schreiber's tenure in a record store at the time, the magazine developed a reputation for its extensive focus on independent music, but has since expanded to a variety of coverage on both indie and popular music.
Who Sampled Prepare to fall down the rabbit hole - this site containes information about half a million songs - who sampled the tune who covered it, and who remixed it.