RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals

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Highly-Annotated Indexing for Musical History Research

Published under the auspices of the International Musicological Society and the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres, this database provides detailed analyses of writings on musical history and culture between 1760 and 1966. It includes exclusive content provided by internationally recognized scholars and editors.

Extensive and Detailed Records

RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals presents a cumulative index to more than 250 printed volumes. It provides access to nearly 200 music periodicals selected by international specialists, with detailed indexing of articles, reviews, illustrations, music examples, advertisements, press reviews and more.


Certainly the most extensive resource for research on all aspects of nineteenth-century musical life...

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