Classical music websites, a comprehensive guide
Radio and TV
Women in music
Classical music reviews, record reviews.
Classical Music Sentinel
A website devoted to information and reviews on classical music recordings.
A magazine searchable archive of classical music record and CD reviews.
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.
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 Music Center
Resources, links, music genres, funding. Classical music downloads.
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 Society of Composers. ASCAP
A performing rights organization which licenses and collects royalties for performance of its members’ music.
American Society of Composers(ASCAP)
Writers and publishers.
See also: Early Music
Over 2300 arias, texts, translations.
Biographies of composers
American Society of Composers
Authors and Publishers.
Boosey and Hawkes
Associated music publishers.
Gramophone Magazine, U.K.
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.