Learn Facts and Background Info on Your Composer

Search your composer's name in Credo Reference and Grove Music Online.

Search for Books/Ebooks

Subject Search: Composer's name

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Keyword Search: composer's name AND biography

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From the results, click a link to access the record. The catalog includes ebooks with links to the full text.

In the record, click the subject headings to find more similar items. (See image below)

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Search for Articles

Search the composer's name along with keywords (influence, family life, biography, tradition, culture, society. personal experience, musical style, music impact, etc). Refine your results to the assignment requirements (peer reviewed, date, etc.)

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