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Useful websites for music information, particularly industry reports.


IFPI annual reports

Plus, see these eResources for statistics and market research reports:

Further websites

Allmusic - in-depth and comprehensive information about bands, musicians, albums and songs

MusRef - gateway to further links, includes unpublished bibliographies, blogs, ebooks and more 

Petrucci Music Library - all public domain music scores, as well as scores from composers willing to share their music

Cecilia  - Find music collections in the UK and Ireland

OnMusic Dictionary -  Comprehensive dictionary of music terms - produced by Virginia Tech,

Sound and Music -  the UK’s landmark organisation for new music and sound.

Harmony Central -  includes articles.

This resource has music available to play:

AHRC Research Research Centre for the History and Analysis of Recorded Music - through this website you can access the online discography and library of ex-copyright recordings, see publications, or find information about early recording history and methods for analysing recordings.