Composers & Musicians
Artist Profiles - Classical
The composer and musician profiles, offered here by the British Broadcasting
Corporation, include quick facts, sound clips, recommended recordings
and books. Also included are related websites, and connections to other
composers and musicians by time period, location and genre.
A site created by composers for reference purposes-information is drawn from a wide range of publications published over 250 years.
Easy to access, this site has a limited selection of concise
biographies of classical composers, written by Michael Norrish at the
University of Cambridge.
Cook Music Library, at Indiana University's School of Music, has gathered
links to pages dedicated to various composers lives and music.
Naxos, a classical music recording label, gives a brief biography, a
discography, and pictures of classical composers.
Estrella’s Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers
From a music educator, this site allows you to search for composers
by name or date and includes a timeline.
Music History 102
The Internet Public Library provides a guide to western composers and
their music from the Middle Ages through the 20th century. Six eras
of music development are included: Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque
Age, Classical Period, Romantic Era and Twentieth Century. Many links
to additional information provided.
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