Classical music, a guide to top websites

Classical music online, a comprehensive guide

Alphabetical Index:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Z

Composers Index:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T V W X Y Z

Reviews

See also: Classical Music Journals and Blogs

BBC  Radio 3 classical music reviews.

Classics Today
Classical music reviews, record reviews.

Classical Music Sentinel
A website devoted to information and reviews on classical music recordings.

Gramophone
A magazine searchable archive of classical music record and CD reviews.

Musiker Forum

New York Times classical music review

Record Review, UK.

Slipped Disc
Slipped Disc, founded by Norman Lebrecht, is an interactive classical music site that receives a constant flow of information from its readers around the world. If something happens in music, you are likely to read it here first.   they welcome readers’ comments and vigorous debate in the space below each item. The comments are moderated and sometimes redacted to provide a safe space for all readers.

The London Telegraph review section.


A

American classical and contemporary music

See also: Composers, a web list

American Composers Forum
Linking communities with composers and performers.

American Federation of Musicians
80,000 musicians comprise the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM). They perform in orchestras, backup bands, festivals, clubs and theaters, both on Broadway and on tour.

American Guild of Music

Music Publisher’s Association

Music Library Association

American Music Center
Resources, links, music genres, funding. Classical music downloads.

American Composers Alliance

American Composers Orchestra

American Mavericks
Suzanne Vega hosts this 13-part American Public Media series that brings you the sounds and personalities of musical innovation in America during the 20th century. Interviews with music-makers and discussion with San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas are highlights of the programs.

American Classical Music Hall of Fame and Museum

American Society of Composers. ASCAP
A performing rights organization which licenses and collects royalties for performance of its members’ music.

Historic American Sheet music. Duke University

New Music Box
An online magazine for American music.

American Society of Composers(ASCAP)
Writers and publishers.

Wikipedia entry on American music.

Ancient music

See also: Early Music

Academy of Ancient Music

Ancient Music. Aria Database

Gregorian Chant

Aria Database
Over 2300 arias, texts, translations.

BBC Radio 3

B

Ballet

Ballet, a list of top ballet websites.

Baroque music  See: Baroque Music  See also: Early Music

Biographies of composers

American Society of Composers
Authors and Publishers.

Boosey and Hawkes
Music publishers.

BBC Radio 3 Discovering Music composer biographies, commentaries and music samples.

G. Shirmer
Associated music publishers.

Gramophone Magazine, U.K.
Biographies.

Naxos Composer Biographies
A list of Classical Music Composers arranged in alphabetical order. Includes compositions and CDs.

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition.
The first edition of this acclaimed reference work to be available online.

Wikipedia encyclopedia entries on classical composers.

Blogs

Classical music blogs, a list.

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