Welcome to the Performance Music Subject guide! This guide aims to provide selected repertoire, methods and research resources. See also the Theatre and Performance Studies Subject Guide and the Music Subject Guide.
Databases for finding literature sources
More databases can be found on the Music Subject Guide: Databases and Indexes
Sound Databases with streamed audio
Contact a librarian
For students seeking help, please access Meet with a Librarian service.
Contact the Copyright Adviser for enquiries relating to copyright. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information on copyright is at the following links:
Naxos Video Library includes The Jazz Sessions spotlights with unaccompanied performances , interviews and behind the scenes footage of a number of jazz legends, such as Bill Frisell, Lee Konitz and Joe Lovano. Search under Categories to find Jazz, World, Masterclass, Concert Documentary and other collections.
Masterclasses from the Reina Sofia School of Music. 42 classes by pianists Menahem Pressler, Zoltan Kocsis and Jerome Rose; 27 classes by violinists Miriam Fried, Yvry Gitlis and Lorin Maazel; 12 classes by cellists David Geringas and Frans Helmserson. Other instruments featured are clarinet, viola, bassoon and double bass.
Medici.TV is another database containing a number of masterclasses:
For contemporary scores: