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Alegria : The Mexican Folklorico Home page
"Site contains links to Los Danzantes de Alegria, Grupo Folklorico Mexico Tenochtitlan, Dance Directory, Calendar of Events, Regional Dances of Mexico, Links to related Sites and a Bulletin Board"

American Women
A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States
"The site contains a slightly expanded and fully searchable version of the print publication American Women: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2001)."
Sections include: General Collections ; Serial & Government Publications ; Law Library ; Rare Books & Special Collections ; Manuscripts ; Prints & Photographs ; Geography and Maps ; Music ; Recorded Sound ; Moving Images ; American Folklife Center ; Area Studies ; Collections ; Topical Essays.
- American Memory, Library of Congress

A Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Instruments
A listing of over thirty instruments from Bagpipe to Zink.

House of the Rising Punk
Listings by Bands ; Labels ; Zines ; Scenes ; People ; Stores.

Internet Resources for Music Scholars
Maintained by the Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard University

Learning About Leonardo
"Learning About Leonardo is a multidisciplinary science driven web-based project developed by computer graphics students at high schools in the Bronx and Sweden, exploring the mystery of the Mona Lisa through scientific inquiry and presenting original music composed by Leonardo da Vinci. We also have identified Leonardo's Portrait of an unknown Musician! There is an interactive quiz, multilingual musical postcards in 23 languages and a dozen da Vinci diversions to explore randomly. This project compares the work of Dr. Lillian Schwartz and Rina de Firenze, author of Mystery of the Mona Lisa. There are current articles online about the celebration of Leonardo's Bronze Horse in Milan as well as a view of the Mona Lisa Bridge in Oslo. We also have curricula resources contributed by teachers for English, Social Studies, Math, Health Education, Business Education and Special Education."

Music Resources on the Internet
Indiana University

Musical Instruments Described
"Here are definitions/descriptions of a bunch of musical instruments. Most of these are early (i.e. pre-Baroque), non-Western, or obscure, but I've included some that should be familiar to most readers for comparison, because they have an interesting history, because they're mentioned on one of my other pages, or just because I felt like it. Give me enough time and it might grow into an encyclopedia..."
By D. Glenn Arthur, Jr.

" opera information server on the World Wide Web.
Includes: Libretti ; Source Texts ; Performance Histories ; Synopses ; Discographies. " pictures, background information, and more on any of a small but rapidly growing number of operas, plus pointers to many other opera servers."
By Rick Bogart

Recording Technology History
By Steve Schoenherr, History Dept., University of San Diego

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