by Jenn Pelly, Aug 15, 2012. Discusses the influence of the riot grrrl movement on Pussy Riot, the Russian musicians who were jailed in Russia for performing anti-Putin lyrics. Kathleen Hanna, or Riot Grrl, is interviewed.
by Lindsay Zoladz, Nov 16, 2011, Pitchfork. The author discusses From the Back of the Room, Amy Oden's documentary about women and punk rock. The author discusses the evolution of female punk as seen in the documentary, and why some women did not feel associated with the female punk rock scene.
"The California Library System Cooperative Song Index contains 145,000 song titles (mostly popular music) from 1,500 sheet music collections (song books, magazines, and other collections). It indexes the collections of the California Library System Reference Centers and some of the libraries in the system. It is maintained by the San Joaquin Valley Information Service."
The UT Song Index database provides access to about 50,000 songs in more than 1,500 published song anthologies owned by the George F. DeVine Music Library at the University of Tennessee, located in Knoxville. Use this citation index to determine which anthologies contain the song(s) you need. Does not include song lyrics or music, but information about the book the song can be found in.
A vital research tool for "both singers and opera fans," providing invaluable information "concerning preparing an aria, including synopsis, range and tessitura, voice part, role, and where to find the sheet music."