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MUS 265: History of Western Music I: Library Session #1

This guide will assist students enrolled in Dr. Balensuela's Mus 265: History of Western Music I class.

Select Music Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Brainstorm with Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Once you’ve selected a broad topic it’s time to start your preliminary research by gathering background information and identifying key concepts. Encyclopedias help you gain an overview of your topic. You learn about the topic in addition to related people, places, music, keywords, key issues, etc.

Grove Music Online