VCU and the Department of Music offer a number of resources to assist students, including online research, course requirements, free sheet music and technique instruction.
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias
- Wikipedia – Articles are published anonymously and may not always be on a proper scholarly level — use at your own risk.
- www.pianopedia.com – Search engine allowing queries on a database of piano works from the classical piano repertoire.
Free music scores downloads
Please note: PDF versions of good editions are always desirable if downloading from any of these sites.
Other sites of interest
- Correct fingering for all piano scales.
- Lied and art song text translations.
- Classical Music Library – World’s largest multi-label database of classical music recordings. Must have an on-campus connection or proxy connection.