NCEA – Music

Resources that help you learn about music and musicians.

Library resources

Music and Musicians
All the library resources about music in one place.
Classical Music Library
Over 60,000 classical music tracks - from Gregorian chants to present-day recordings.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
Music Online
Music Online delivers audio recordings, full-text reference materials, liner notes, Biographies, images and audio from several music libraries. Includes Classical Music Library, American Song, Contemporary World Music, Jazz Music Library and Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
Naxos Music Library
Listen to this large music online. Written commentaries, graded exam pieces to listen to and tutorials aimed at music examinations in other countries, such as Australia and Britain. Music history and analysis.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
Naxos Video Library
Performing arts video library. Concerts, operas, ballets, feature films and documentaries.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
Oxford Music Online
Collection of some of the most important music encyclopaedias available. It will answer most of your music questions. It includes the Grove Music, Oxford Companion to Music, Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Encyclopaedia of Popular Music.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.

Music web resources

All Music Guide
Whatever music you like, you'll find it here - from new age to heavy rock. Also includes short biographies and discographies for artists.
Christchurch School of Music
Not for profit organisation that offers music tuition for many different levels and instruments.
Play it Strange
Songwriting competitions and more information about the Play It Strange Trust.
musictheory.net
Free online resource for learning music theory.
Music Arts (Ara Institue of Canterbury)
Details of the Bachelor of Music Arts and the Certificate in Contemporary Performance.

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