In the library catalog, enter terms in an ALL FIELDS search you are interested in exploring. Limit the search results to "Available Online" if desired.
Here are links to some broad categories of-books and e-books in the library catalog. These are only a few examples of useful topics to search in the catalog:
Music acoustics and physics Musical temperament
Music theory and mathematics Performance practice (music)
Musical instruments (books about) Psychoacoustics
Musical instruments (construction) Tuning
The best scholarly e-journals in which to find articles on acoustics are:
Acoustics Research Letters Online: ARLO
Journal of Sound and Vibration (online)
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (online)
Search here to find more full-text journal articles as well as books in the library catalog.
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G Maj BWV 1048
Listen to streaming music from Alexander Street: Classical Music Online or Naxos Music Library. Go to Medici.tv to watch concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries, and master classes. You will need your onyen to access these resources from off campus.
The UNC Music Library owns thousands of physical sound recordings as well. You can check them out at the Music Library or request them through the library catalog and pick them up at another campus library. If you need a media drive to play the discs, you can borrow one of those for in-library use.
Search the catalog in ALL FIELDS and then refine your results by selecting from the facets on the left of the results page.
Many CDs and LPs have liner notes containing useful information about the works and performers on the recording. Either search the library catalog and request a sound recording search our streaming audio databases (onyen login required from off campus)
In the library catalog, the presence of liner notes will be indicated in the item's record.
In Alexander Street Classical Music Online, look under the "Related Documents" tab for liner notes.
In Naxos Music Library, look for the "Booklet" icon for liner notes.