1. Encyclopedia Britannica – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
  2. Beethoven-Haus Bonn:
  3. Bach Cantatas Website:
  4. Haydn Society of North America:
  5. The International Antonio Vivaldi Competition:
  6. George Frideric Handel – The Handel Institute:
  7. Domenico Cimarosa: A Forgotten Genius:
  8. Mozart Project:
  9. The Beethoven Center – San Jose State University:
  10. The Johann Sebastian Bach Archive and Library:


  1. “Mozart: A Life” by Maynard Solomon
  2. “Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph” by Jan Swafford
  3. “Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven” by John Eliot Gardiner
  4. “Haydn: His Life and Music” by David Wyn Jones
  5. “Vivaldi: Voice of the Baroque” by H.C. Robbins Landon
  6. “Handel: The Man & His Music” by Jonathan Keates
  7. “Cimarosa: His Life and His Operas” by Karl-Josef Kutsch
  8. “Viotti, Mozart and Me: Luigi Alberto Villanis, Viotti’s Pupil and His Teacher Mozart” by John Schroeder
  9. “Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music” by Blair Tindall (This book provides a unique perspective on the world of classical music)
  10. “Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven” by John Eliot Gardiner


  1. Gramophone
  2. BBC Music Magazine
  3. The Musical Times
  4. Early Music America Magazine
  5. Opera News
  6. International Record Review
  7. The Strad (focused on string instruments, including violin, viola, cello, and double bass)
  8. Music & Letters
  9. Early Music
  10. The Journal of Musicology