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Beethoven: A Guide to Primary and Secondary Resources at the Library of Congress
"Access the Music Division's substantial primary and secondary resources for the composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) in the Performing Arts Reading Room and online. These materials include music manuscripts, facsimiles, first and early editions of music scores, critical editions, scholarly literature on Beethoven, correspondence, special collections, iconography, and access to a variety of subscription databases."
Archive of Seventeenth-Century Italian Madrigals and Arias (ASCIMA)
"...critical editions of seventeenth-century Italian madrigals and arias, together with introductions to the editions in Italian, German and English, and translations of the texts into English and German."
"...scholarly initiative to offer free online access to new, high-quality early music scores produced by today's leading experts."
Josquin Research Project
Polyphonic music, ca. 1420 - ca. 1520; "...music by both famous composers (e.g., Du Fay, Ockeghem, and Josquin) and lesser-known figures. "
WLSCM: Web Library of Seventeenth-Century Music
"...service offered by the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music, making available a growing catalogue of music in modern editions for scholars, performers, and students."
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Complete Works
"CPEB:CW is a “living” edition. As new information or material relevant to the edition becomes available, we will report it."
Databases of Handschriften and Werke contain links to digitized manuscripts and early and old complete editions. Underwritten by the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. In German.
Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology
"...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."
American Musicological Society
"The American Musicological Society was founded in 1934 to advance research in the various fields of music as a branch of learning and scholarship. 3,600 individuals and 1,200 institutional subscribers from over forty nations participate in the Society."