A-R Online Music Anthology

Resources for Music Librarians and Music Faculty

Please use the following resources at our site to integrate the A-R Online Music Anthology into your program.

Main URL: www.armusicanthology.com    
  This is the homepage for the A-R Online Anthology. Faculty may want to bookmark it.

For a free trial, contact James Zychowicz with the IP information you would like to use. You can also contact him regarding for a site license to the A-R Online Music Anthology.

Instructor Registration: http://www.armusicanthology.com/anthology/SubscribeInstructor.asp    

Free registration for instructors. Please know that instructors must register to be able to build courses, even when an institution has a site license.

Advanced Search: http://www.armusicanthology.com/anthology/AdvancedSearchMA.aspx    

Use the advanced search to find information by a single parameter (like a genre) or multiple parameters (like a genre and a style period).

Pre-Set Courses: http://www.armusicanthology.com/anthology/PresetCourses.aspx    

Registered instructors will find the pre-set course packs in their courses when they log into the site.

Instructional Videos: Please consult our list of videos:
The videos currently cover the following topics:
An Introduction to the Online Anthology
New: Online Music History Text
How to Register as an Instructor
Search Strategies
How to Use Pre-Set Courses
How to Build Course Lists (Coursepacks)
How to Invite Students to Your Courses

Online Textbook: http://www.armusicanthology.com/anthology/HistoryResource.aspx    
  As of Fall 2016 the online textbook began with the peer-reviewed, foundational articles at the core of this publication. A dynamic resource in music history and music theory, the textbook includes more than 50 articles in the following sections:

Genres and Forms
Music Theory
Major Composers
Significant Works

Each article contains live internal and external links for easy engagement with the content, include an interactive bibliography.

Starting with commentaries for the 130 works included in the pre-set courses, the Anthology contains more than 50 short essays (approximately 3 to 5 pages each) with the following structure:
(1) Identify the work;
(2) Describe its context;
(3) Discuss the structure;
(4) Highlight important features

White Papers: Our white papers explore the benefits of online publishing:
Managing the transition from print to digital
Strategies for collaborating on revising articles for the Internet

VPAT: Institutional licensees and potential licensees are welcome to download our VPAT document:
Anthology VPAT

More Information: Feel free to download and share the following PDFs:

Questions/Contact: James L. Zychowicz