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A wiki of worldwide travel information, including places to go, how to get there, things to see, where to stay, travel phrasebooks, and more.
Language resources for Spanish, French, German, Italian and Mandarin Chinese were added to INFOMINE this week. The BBC Languages homepage directs you to resources for learning these languages. It also offers resources for other languages and general tips for language study.
Guide to classical music, offering information on composers and a basic repertoire from medieval to modern music. Some commercial links and ads, but nothing too obtrusive.
Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music
Dictionary and encyclopedia of musical terms, music theory, and biographical information on composers and musicians. More than 4,400 entries. At eNotes
NPR Music : World of Opera
Episodes of NPR's World of Opera, offering complete American and international opera productions (streaming audio in the Flash-based NPR Media Player), introductory material, famous arias, and plot synopses.
Moldenhauer Archives : Music History from Primary Sources
The Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress contain approximately 3,500 items documenting the history of Western music from the medieval period through the modern era. The online presentation includes images of representative examples of more than 130 items (letters, music scores, portraits, etc.) from the Moldenhauer Archives.
Handbook of the Indians of California
The Claremont Colleges Digital Library presents a searchable digitized edition of Alfred Kroeber's 1925 ethnographic text on California's Native Americans.
Indian Reservations in the Continental United States
Map shows shows the location of Federal Indian Reservations in the continental United States.
Beowulf : A New Translation For Oral Delivery
Includes text, proper name glossary, metrical annotations, and an audio recording of the text by its translator. The 2007 Beowulf film by Robert Zemekis may increase interest in the original epic poem.
Expect resources for Election '08 and other government information in the next What's New update.
December 6, 2007
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