Go to the West Chester University Home Page
Go to the West Chester University Home Page

Music

Subject guide for music

SOME ADVICE...

                                           

Don't focus too closely at first, and forget about finding the holy grail, the one perfect source - article, book, or whatever 

INSTEAD, LOOK AT THE BIG PICTURE...

Start by studying the artistic movement, then try to make connections 

HOW?

Explore background sources, such as

  • Grove Music Online

  • Grove Art Online

  • Google and Wikipedia: enter the artistic movement name and the keywords "art" and "music." You can also play around with keywords like history, aesthetics, culture, etc.

  • General Histories and Handbooks, like...