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 A Taxonomy of Musical Genres
Styles

Two French experts re-define genres to improve musical databases for electronic distribution, paper submitted to a conference in Paris in 2000.

 AllMusic Guide: Genres
Styles

Musical style sort with detailed definitions from site maintained by musical journalists. Requires free registration.

 American Music Center: Musical Genres
Styles

Links to articles and representative artists of styles such as pop, rock, blues, folk, classical, theater, jazz, and world music.

 Audiogalaxy: Glossary of Musical Styles
Styles

Hundreds of sub-genres defined in non-technical language mentioning sample artists. Organized under headings such as pop, hip-hop, jazz, blues, classical, Latin, modern rock, rock, and heavy metal.

 Christian Music Place: Artists by Genre
Styles

About two dozen musical genres including blues, a capella, dance/techno, and Southern gospel, with as many as several hundred links to Christian music artists in each.

 DataDragon: Music Genre Sampler
Styles

Children's site with simple definitions of a few genres including rock, Celtic, and classical with artist and site links.

 Duke University Library: Women in Music By Musical Genre
Styles

Text lists and links to library resources such as books, periodicals and recordings on women performers and composers by musical genre.

 Ectophiles Guide by Genre
Styles

Self-described "Guide to Good Music" from a group founded in 1991 to support the music of singer Happy Rhodes. Links to artists, almost entirely female vocalists, sorted by genre such as pop, blues, experimental, performance art, beautiful and fierce, and traditional.

 Indiana University School of Music: Genres
Styles

Categorized links organized by researchers at the William and Gayle Cook Music Library. Unusual categories include 20th-Century music, ancient music, band music, tango, flamenco, ragtime, and choral music.

 InfoUSA: Musical Genres
Styles

Links organized by genre such as blues and jazz, classical and opera, folk and country, and early American music.

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