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Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec - Collection numérique - Musique
www.banq.qc.ca/portal/dt/collections/collection_numerique/
coll_numerique.jsp?bnq_resolution=mode_800
The Digital Collection of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec includes 1,500 Québec music books and scores from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (CAML)
www.yorku.ca/caml/
The Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (CAML) mantains a searchable directory of major music collections in Canadian institutions.

Canadian Music Centre
www.musiccentre.ca/
The Canadian Music Centre (CMC) holds Canada's largest collection of Canadian concert music. The CMC website provides extensive information on Canadian composers and their works. The site also provides helpful links to Canadian and international music websites.

Canadian Music Periodical Index
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/cmpi-ipmc/index-e.html
CMPI is an index of articles from Canadian music periodicals. The CMPI database includes nearly 30 000 entries on articles dating from the late-19th century to the present day. Five hundred Canadian music journals, newsletters and magazines are represented here, almost 200 of which are currently active and continue to be indexed.

Canadian Society for Traditional Music
www.yorku.ca/cstm/
The Canadian Society for Traditional Music (formerly the Canadian Folk Music Society) is dedicated to the study and promotion of musical traditions of all communities and cultures. Their website provides access to some of their publications such as Canadian Folk Music Bulletin and Canadian Journal for Traditional Music; resource listings, related links and their folk music catalogue .

Encyclopedia of Music in Canada
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=EMCSubjects&Params=U1
The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada describes the full breadth and depth of Canada’s musical culture, including the historical and current aspects of popular, folk, religious, concert and other forms of music. Updated version of the print editions.

Grove Music Online - (access limited to LAC on-site users)
www.grovemusic.com/index.html?authstatuscode=200
Grove Music Online comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition (2002). Articles that have been updated since their appearance in print are date-stamped in the upper right corner of the screen.

Inventory of Notated Canadian Music to 1950
http://cliffordfordpublications.ca/
A compilation of over 30,000 titles of sheet music of either Canadian origin or of Canadian interest. This project was a collaboration between the National Library of Canada and the Canadian Musical Heritage Society.

Library and Archives Canada - Performing Arts
www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/Pages/music-performing-arts.aspx
This page offers a selection of Library and Archives Canada resources on the topic of music including Sheet Music from Canada's Past, the Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings , the RPM Weekly database, and the Glenn Gould Archive.

MUSICAN: Annotated Repertory of Canadian Musical Works for Performers
www4.bibl.ulaval.ca/bd/musican/
The objective of this site is to guide performers in their choice of Canadian compositions.  The site provides database of Canadian musical works searchable by categories such as composer, instrument, level of difficult, and genres such as opera, religious music, Native American music, compositions inspired by folklore, children's music, and Christmas music.

Un monde d’objets parlants: traditions musicales et orales du Canada français
www.objetsparlants.ca/UI/Musilab/Forms/English/English.aspx
The mission of this website is to preserve and document the musical and oral traditions of French Canada. Their studios offer a sound archive of traditional music.

Québec Info Musique
www.quebecinfomusique.com/index.html
Provides biographical notes and discographies for hundreds of Quebec singers, musicians, and groups.