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Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference Online

By Cheryl Taranto on February 22, 2012 9:14 AM | Permalink
Looking for a definition of that musical term?  A translation of a foreign term? The plot of an opera?  Or would you like to know more about a particular character in that opera or musical?  Oxford Reference Online may have just what you are looking for. In addition to several bilingual dictionaries and general reference sources, Oxford Reference Online contains many great resources for music under the heading of "Performing Arts."  Some of the resources include The Oxford Companion to the American Musical, The International Encyclopedia Dance, The Oxford Companion to Music, A Dictionary of Opera Characters, and The Grove Book of Operas. These are just some of the resources you will find in Oxford Reference Online.  As with all of our electronic resources, it is available 24/7 to all UNLV affiliated faculty and students.  Call us at 702-895-2541 or email us at Music.Library@UNLV.edu if you have any questions about our resources.

Oxford Reference Online

By Cheryl Taranto on February 24, 2010 1:29 PM | Permalink
Need a quick definition?   Want to know who those characters in that opera are?  And those singers?  Oxford Reference Online  may have just the answer for you, all in one place.   Available to UNLV affiliated patrons from any computer, the Performing Arts section of this reliable resource contains online full text versions of The Oxford Companion to Music, A Dictionary of Opera Characters, The New Grove Book of Opera Singers, The Grove book of Operas, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music.  Also available are dance and theatre resources.   Also handy for the vocalists out there attempting translations are bilingual dictionaries available through Oxford Reference Online.

Oxford Reference Online

By Cheryl Taranto on July 22, 2009 9:59 AM | Permalink
Need some basic music information?   The Oxford Reference Online may be your answer to get quick answers to some of your questions.  The Oxford Reference Online contains online full-text editions of The Oxford Companion to the American Musical, The Oxford Companion to Music,  The New Grove Book of Opera Singers, and The Grove Book of Operas. Yes, complete editions of these resources are available straight from your computer!  The Oxford Dictionary of Dance and The International Encyclopedia of Dance are also available full-text online through the Oxford Reference Online.   Check out this resource, available for all UNLV-affiliated users at a computer near you!

For questions about this or any of our other electronic resources, contact the Music Library at 895-2541.