The Jazz Discography, edited by Tom Lord and drawing on a wealth of previous discographic scholarship, is a detailed and systematic source of information about jazz records and recording sessions from 1898 to 1992 and beyond.
Music Industry Data is a historical repository of sales figures and chart rankings from the commercial record industry, compiled from the publications of Billboard, Official Chart Company, Media Control and other international reporting agencies.
RISM Series A/II: Music Manuscripts after 1600, published by the Répertoire International des Sources Musicale (International Inventory of Musical Sources), is an annotated index of music manuscripts held in libraries, archives, monasteries, schools and private collections around the world. Other publications of the RISM project are in book form and may be found in the Music Reference section on the 7th floor of Bobst Library, call number ML113.I67.
WhoSampled is a digital tool for the analysis of recorded music that allows researchers to identify samples and to investigate relationships among originals, cover songs and remixes, with data on over 660,000 recorded tracks of hip hop, r&b, electronica, pop, and other genres.
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