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A-R Online Music Anthology: Commentaries

Use Our New Commentaries in Your Music History and Theory Course Packs

The A-R Music Anthology includes commentaries, with more than 50 ready for you to use. The structure of each commentary includes:

  • Identification of the pieces by composer and period
  • Historical background
  • Structural Features
  • Texts and Translations (for texted works)

To find the commentaries, use our Advanced Search (by Genre) to get a current list of the live ones, as shown in this screenshot:

The commentaries are easily available to you and your students as part of the music files, and are also available individually for those who want the texts without scores. The commentaries for the Medieval and Renaissance selections in our pre-set course packs are ready to use now, with more commentaries added regularly.

Use our site to learn more about the A-R Online Music Anthology. Registered instructors can build as many courses as they need and customize them! Adopt the Anthology today or contact us about a site license.