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MUSICOLOGICAL JOURNALS IN THE ASU MUSIC LIBRARY
- American Music
- American Musicological Society. Journal (JAMS)
- Current Musicology
- Music and Letters
- Musical Quarterly
- Nineteenth-Century Music
- Opera Quarterly
Basic Reference: Indexes to Musicological Publications
Basic Reference: Bibliographies
Basic Reference: Dictionaries
Sources, Specialized Tools and Translations of Primary Sources
- The British Union Catalogue of Early Music before the Year 1801. Mus Ref ML 116 .B7
- International Inventory of Musical Sources = Repertoire International des Sources Musicales = RISM. Mus Ref ML 113 .I6: Ser. A: Single pieces, arranged by composer. Ser B: Individual catalogues of groups of self-contained sources.
Guides to and handbooks of the discipline
- Harrison, Hood, Palisca. Musicology. Mus Stacks ML 3797 .H27 M9
- Stevens. Musicology, A Practical Guide. Mus Stacks ML 3797 .S8
- Apel. Notation of Polyphonic Music, 900-1600. Mus Stacks ML 431 .A6 1949
- Parrish. Notation of Medieval Music. Mus Stacks ML 431 .P37
- Jackson. Performance Practice, Medieval to Contemporary: A Bibliographic Guide. Mus Ref ML 128 .P235 J3 1988
- Also consult the books listed in WNCLN's Library Catalog under the subject headings:
- "Music--Performance," "Music--Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.),"
- "Embellishment (Music)" for musical ornamentation
Translations of primary sources of music history
- Rowen. Music through Sources and Documents. Mus Stacks ML 160 .R88
- Slonimsky. Lexicon of Musical Invective, 2nd ed. Mus Stacks ML 3785 .S5 2000
- Strunk. Source Readings in Music History. Mus Stacks ML 160 .S89 1965
- Weiss and Taruskin. Music in the Western World: A History in Documents. Mus Stacks ML 160 .M865 1984
Histories of music
- Taruskin. Oxford History of Western Music. Mus Ref ML 160 .T18 2005
- Burkholder. A History of Western Music, 8th ed.. Music Reserve.
- Burkholder/Palisca. Norton Anthology of Western Music, 6th ed. Music Reserve.
Online Tools for Research
Finding Books - Short Thin
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