If a database doesn't give you the full text of article, just click on the Tutt Link logo.
Tutt Link will search to see if the article is available
Footnotes and bibliographies are a quick way to find related materials and track the names of popular authors.
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (online version here) takes a cultural approach to its focus on the music of all the world's peoples. Each volume is arranged topically, regionally, or by ethnic group, and is complemented by an extensive index. See the print volume 2 for information on Brazilian music.
If you are doing some interdisciplinary work involving music, you may want to check out suggested databases for other disciplines. Additionally, look at the JOURNALS tab in this guide to search individual journals related to your topics.
Also, check out Academic Search Complete. Coverage: 1865 - current. It's a large database with extensive full text access to journals, in addition to abstracts and indexing. Subject coverage is general and broad. If you click on Choose Databases at the top of the search fields you can select many database to search at once.
Streamed audio databases provide sound recordings 24/7 on and off campus. These include:
The Music Library also has a large CD collection; you'll find many musical genres available for checkout.
The right keywords help to effectively search catalogs, databases, and the Internet.
You may need to do multiple searches in each database to research your topic. However, with patient and persistence, you'll find relevant material.