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Music Performance: Introduction

Resources for Performance units ATS1044, ATS1045, ATS2122, ATS2123, ATS3136 and ATS3137

Introduction to Music Performance


Welcome to the Performance Music Library guide! This guide aims to provide selected repertoire, methods and research resources.  See also the Music Library Guide.

Performance Scores
Many sources for Performance are arranged by instrument groups.
To find further examples of methods and pedagogy in Search enter the keywords
instruction and study or studies and exercises and the name of your instrument, or instrument group.
Many sources featured on this guide are available as ebooks and audio visual resources
(streamed video or streamed audio). By clicking the blue hypertext title for each work you will see a record with a subject which will take you to further resources in the same subject area. If you are seeking a particular kind of resource, please contact your librarian.


Databases for finding literature sources
Ebscohost Research which includes Music Index and RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
Proquest which includes a Music & Performing Arts Collection 
Google Scholar uses the familiar Google search engine to search peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles.

More databases can be found on the Music library guide: Databases and Indexes
Naxos Video Library includes streamed video performances of many musicians: 
 Jazz  (Over 150 streamed films of many Jazz musicians from 1946 until 2006)
Masterclasses (Over 200 streamed films of pianists, string players, wind players, conductors and more ...)
Further masterclasses can be found on Medici TV below.

Music Scores are found on level 1 of the Matheson Library.


Masterclasses on Streamed Video

Medici.TV is a database containing a number of masterclasses: