Reference sources are very diverse. Here's a quick guide to get you started.
- For definitions, facts, and information see Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
- For scholarly scores (those based on authoritative sources) and facsimiles of original manuscripts see Scores: Collected Works, Monuments of Music, and Facsimiles
- For complete lists of a composer's works with detailed information see Thematic Catalogues
- For help finding additional resources on composers, genres, or other topics see Bibliographies & Guides
For more help with reference music resources see the following books: