Compiled by NPR music critic, Tom Moon, this online companion to his book provides a listing of his favorite recordings. The list can be browsed by artist, title, or genre and covers a broad range of music from classical to hip-hop.
Provides reviews, ratings, descriptive categories and biographies for thousands of musicians in all genres of music. The classical music section features composer biographies, lists of musical compositions by type (Choral, Keyboard, etc.) and descriptions of significant works.
ASCAP provides a way for musicians to gain permission to publicly perform copyrighted music. Its members include U.S. composers, songwriters, lyricists, and music publishers of every kind of music. The ACE database of song titles licensed by ASCAP provides information on who to contact if you want to use the work. However, ASCAP does not copyright, print, publish, or sell music.
The Choral Public Domain Library (CPDL) describes itself as "the largest website devoted exclusively to free choral sheet music." A quick search feature allows you to search for sheet music by composer or title.
This factsheet provides basic information on copyright registration of music. It also contains a link to Circular 50, Copyright Registration for Musical Compositions, which provides detailed information on registration procedures.
Official web site of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, TN. Includes the history of the hall of fame, members of the hall of fame, visitor information, and information about the museum.
Provides profiles and interviews with gospel artists, music reviews, new gospel music & video releases, current industry information, and a video channel featuring the latest gospel videos by major artists.
The association's web site provides a guide to copyright law as it applies to users of printed music, including documents especially for music educators and church musicians. A copyright search center allows you to research the copyright holder or publisher of a piece of music. The site also provides a current directory of music publishers and an index of publishers' imprints.
Find out when your favorite concert tour is coming to town. Pollstar lets you search for concerts by artist, city, or venue. It also provides a list of major concert tours on its homepage.
The official site of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum provides a list of inductees, describes exhibitions at the museum, offers an interactive timeline of rock and popular music history, and a store for purchasing hall of fame merchandise.
The companion website to David Cutler's book on the music business provides a wealth of resources for musicians such as job listings, networking sites, funding sources, music camps and festivals, arts agencies, and more.