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Musicology, music therapy and performing arts

 

In the library at Fosswinckeltsgate 14 (Library of Social Sciences, Music and Psycology) we offer literature in music such as composition, music history, musicology, music pedagogy, theory, music therapy, instrumentation and technique. In our score collection you will find study scores, performing scores and schools/etudes. Please feel free to contact me if you would like literature and scores purchased for the library or if you need help to find music literature and scores. If you need guidance in information search for writing a paper or a thesis you are most welcome to contact me.

In our retrieval system Oria you can search for literature, articles, sound files and scores.

For help in academic writing, please see Search & write

 

Nkoda – digital score database

A database with a core repertoire of composers, genres and instruments from all the great music publishers such as Edition Peters, Bährenreiter, Breitkopf & Härtel, Ricordi and many more. When the software is installed you have to use “create an account” -> sign up by email and ask Academic Librarian Kirstine Folmann for a link. You can download scores to your own tablet or Mac/PC

Contact Kirstine Folmann (kirstine.folmann@uib.no) for an unique link.

Link to Nkoda via Oria.no 

Musicology

An important resource in musicology is Oxford Music Online. Here you can get a quick overview of topics in music history, composers, musicians, music and much more.

In Ebrary you can find electronic books in the field of music and in RILM - Abstracts of Music Literature you will find referances to articles, books, dissertations and much more.

Web of Science is a multidisciplinary database of articles essential for musicology.

As a student and staff at UoB you can access Naxos Music Library. All together more that 2,3 mio. tracks in classical music, jazz, blues, popular music and world music.

Oxford Reference Online - performing arts is a database containing dictionaries and encyclopedias for performing arts.

 

 

Music Therapy

As a music therapy student PsycINFO is an essential bibliograpfical database with abstracts and quatations from scientific literature from the behaviroal and mental health sciences.

Pubmed is also an essential database for music therapy. This database contains referances to scientific research articles within medicine.

Eric is a database containing annotated references to journal articles appearing in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education, and material published in the monthly Resources in Education, some in full text.

In Ebrary you can find electronic books in the field of music therapy and in RILM - Abstracts of Music Literature you will find referances to articles, books, dissertations and much more

 

Music - performing

An important resource in musicology is Oxford Music Online. Here you can get a quick overview of topics in music history, composers, musicians, music and much more.

As a student and staff at UoB you ca access Naxos Music Library. All together more that 2,3 mio. tracks in classical music, jazz, blues, popular music and world music.

Oxford Reference Online - performing arts is a database containing dictionaries, encyclopedias for performing arts.

IMSLP - Petrucci Music Library is a digital library and a wiki mainly containing scores that are in the public domain.

In RILM - Abstracts of Music Literature you will find referances to articles, books, dissertations and much more.

 

Nkoda

Initially, you will have to create an individual nkoda account via your Institution by authenticating your email address. Each user will be given a unique, one-time link that has been set up for each member. Send a mail to kirstine.folmann@uib.no for an unique link. Using your personal account-creation link, set up your institutional access to nkoda via the following steps:

1. Enter your Institutional email and click “Get Started.”

2. Fill out your details to create your account. It's very important that you select the "Sign Up via Email" option, not the Facebook or Google option; you MUST use your Institutional email address.

3. Click “Next”; at this point, your account has been created.

4. Download the nkoda app on your own personal device(s); use the relevant App Store links below to download the app: ● For Windows 10 ● For iOS ● For Mac OS ● For Android

5. Once your download is complete, log in to the app (click “Log In/Restore”, then “Or log in via email”), using your institutional nkoda account (i.e., the credentials you created).

6. Upon logging in to the app, a window asking “Continue as a member of the University of Bergen?” will appear. Click “Yes.”