Using Databases

If you know the discipline you want to search, a database devoted to that discipline is a powerful tool. You'll find ways of specifying your search terms that are just right (time period, music genre, article type, etc.), plus results you won't see anywhere else. These are our top picks, but Harvard licenses many hundreds of databases, so ask us for a personalized recommendation.

Key Performing Arts Databases

These databases are especially useful for research in music and performance:

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