Music

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Introduction1

Introduction to Music (Wikiversity)

Dictionary

music : (1) the science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships to produce a composition having unity and continuity (2) vocal, instrumental, or mechanical sounds having rhythm, melody, or harmony — Webster

OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

Thesaurus

Spindrift Music Thesaurus, Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Glossary

Essentials of Music Glossary

Encyclopedia

Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time. The common elements of music are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics (loudness and softness), and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture (which are sometimes termed the “color” of a musical sound). Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music is performed with a vast range of instruments and vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping; there are solely instrumental pieces, solely vocal pieces (such as songs without instrumental accompaniment) and pieces that combine singing and instruments. — Wikipedia

Baker’s Student Encyclopedia of Music
Oxford Music Online, Encyclopedia Britannica

Outline

Wikipedia

Portal

LibrarySpot, InfoPlease, Wikipedia

Search

Wolfram Alpha (Examples)

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Inspiration

Note: This is a 360° Video — press and hold to explore it!

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Exploration

Music Heaven

This is the first in a series of Toy Worlds featured on many pages on this site.

Wander through 3D galleries with links to resources on this site and the Web.

Click the 360° image below to explore this Toy World, click the menu in the upper right for controls and click “i” buttons on/off for links to experiences. Use “portals” to visit other Toy Worlds.

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Preservation

History

Music Timeline (Infoplease)
Timeline of musical events (Wikipedia)

Quotation

Quotations Page

Museum

Museum of Making Music
National Music Museum (University of South Dakota)
Music Museums (Wikipedia)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Bibliography

Oxford Bibliographies

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Participation

Education

Music Resources (PBS Learning)

Course

MIT Open Courseware, Music & Theater Arts
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Organization

American Musicological Society
Music Organizations on the Internet
Music (Scholarly Societies Project)

Event

Songkick: Be the first to know about concerts, Music (Meetup.com)

Forum

Music Banter.com, Reddit

News

Billboard Magazine
Rolling Stone, NPR (NPR Archives)

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

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Expression


Be sure to stick around for the second half of this one!

Fun

Arts

Music in art : International Journal for Music Iconography

Poem

PoemHunter, OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Music

Song Lyrics

Rumor

Music (Snopes)

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Adventures

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Related

Here are links to pages about closely related subjects.

Knowledge Form

Expression

Entertainment Humor, Toy, Hobby, Competition (Game, Sport), Spectacle
Arts Performing, Visual (Architecture), Culinary, Language (Poem), Music, Dance
Belief Hypothesis, Forecast, Rumor, Superstition, Folklore, Faith

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Notes

1.   The resources on this page are are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma.