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View Resource Charles K. Moss Piano Studio

This site, maintained by Charles K. Moss, a veteran college-level music teacher and published scholar, features instructional materials on piano chords and musical practice as well as extensive categorized links to Websites on musical eras, such as Medieval, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th Century. Links to sites focussing on famous composers, such as Beethoven, Haydn, and Mozart, are also...
View Resource Arnold Schoenberg Center

Perhaps best remembered for his musical forays into the world of atonality, Arnold Schoenberg remains at the focal point of this particular Web site, sponsored by the Arnold Schoenberg Center. The site contains an amazing amount of material on the composer, ranging from an extended biographical essay to a complete listing of his compositions, complete with first performance date, location, and...
View Resource The Ralph Vaughan Williams Society

Perhaps the most "English" of all 20th century English composers, Ralph Vaughan Williams was without a doubt one of the most celebrated composers of his era, contributing numerous symphonies, choral works, and stage music to the overall repertoire of classical music. The Ralph Vaughan Williams Society Web site is dedicated to promoting the music of Vaughan Williams, along with providing a great...
View Resource The Prokofiev Page

Maintained by Sugi Sorensen, this Web site is dedicated to the life and work of Sergi Prokofiev, one of the most accomplished composers and pianists of the 20th century. New visitors to the site will want to take a look at the detailed biography of Prokofiev provided here, along with a timeline that highlights some key moments in his life. The site also features a complete list of his works by...
View Resource The Hector Berlioz Website

Perhaps best known for his dramatic "Symphonie Fantastique," Hector Berlioz was the preeminent romantic French composer of the 19th century. Created and maintained by Monir Tayeb and Michael Austin, this Web site brings together an impressive amount of information about Berlioz, including many of his writings, compositions, and reviews (as he was a well-known critic). Music students and...
View Resource The Wagner Library

For many lovers of opera, there are composers who have written opera, and there is Richard Wagner. During his lifetime, Wagner wrote and staged some of the most detailed and densely-structured operas of the 19th century, including Gotterdammerung, Die Walkure, Das Rheingold, and Tristan und Isolde. Edited and designed by Patrick Swinkels, this Web site represents what is perhaps the most ambitious...
View Resource American Mavericks

Written and produced by Tom Voegli, and produced by Minnesota Public Radio in association with the San Francisco Symphony and its music director, Michael Tilson Thomas, this lovely 13-part radio series "tells the story of the distinctly American music that grew along with the country." Part of this essential story is the music of such iconoclastic tradition-breaking composers as Charles Ives,...
View Resource The Art of David Tudor

From the library at the Getty Research Institute, The Art of David Tudor is a great example of effective presentation of highlights from rich library and archival collections on the Web. The site complements a symposium held at the Getty Research Institute in 2001: "The Art of David Tudor: Indeterminacy and Performance in Postwar Culture". Born in 1926, Tudor became an internationally known...
View Resource The Bernard Herrmann Society

Born in New York in 1911, Bernard Herrmann became of the most well-known and respected composers of film music of the 20th century, and many of his scores (including those for Citizen Kane and Psycho) have become regularly performed in concert halls across the world. In 2000, the Bernard Herrmann Society was founded by Gunther Kogebehn and Kurt George Gjerde with the aim of widening appreciation...
View Resource Handel

Jointly maintained by Brad Leissa and musicologist David Vickers, this site is designed to serve as “a valuable resource for both Handelian scholars and enthusiasts.” They have done a splendid job, and the site contains copious information on the latest recordings of his works, along with timely reviews of these recordings. The site also features a thorough discography of both Handel’s operas and...