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 Almanac of Classical Music History
History

Birth and death dates of composers and performers; first performances of famous works.

 Black History and Classical Music
History

Brief overview and biographical notes about conductors and performers in the classical tradition.

 Classical Musician Recent Deaths
History

(from 1988 to current)

 Corridos Sin Fronteras
History

Information from Smithsonian Institute about the native Mexican folk music tradition. Includes a graphical timeline, music samples, videos, guides and background material for teachers.

 Eras Online
History

Basics about the major periods of classical (art) music, with terms, composers, RAM audio examples, and purchase links. From Essentials of Music, sponsored by Sony Classical and W. W. Norton.

 Finnish Music in a Nutshell
History

Brief history of classical music in Finland; by Pekka Hako.

 Gallery Music
History

(Sung by church and chapel "bands" in the UK in the 18th and 19th centuries) Includes articles, sample scores and MIDI files, links, and organizations.

 History in Song
History

Includes annotated texts about American history, from Revolutionary War songs to 1960's anti-war protests.

 History of Indian Music
History

Extensive hypertext article by David Courtney.

 Incompetech: Music Styles
History

Brief, tongue-in-cheek discussion of musical forms.

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