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This is a guide designed to help students find quality resources when researching classical composers, music theory, performers, western art music, fok music and popular music.

Starting Point

Step 1:  Think about your topic!  What questions are you trying to answer?

Step 2:  List terms that best represent the main concepts of your topic.

KEY WORDS: Mozart; The Marriage of Figaro
RELATED WORDS: Classical composer; opera, Vienna; Italian opera

If nothing comes to mind, it is time to do some background research!

keyword strategy

Background Sources

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