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Music Libraries, Archives and Online Catalogues

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American Music Network (Society for American Music)
Archiv Frau und Musik
Arizona State University
Arnold Schoenberg Center
Bach Bibliography
Bagaduce Music Lending Library

Books of Hispanic Polyphony / Libros de Polifonía Hispana
British Library Catalogue On-Line
CAIRSS for Music database of music research literature

Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities (Stanford University)
Central and Eastern European Online Library
Chopin Bibliography Online
Classicat: free classical music on the internet
Columbia University Music Library
Concert Propgrammes Project Online Database
COPAC (Consolidated Catalogue of Libraries in the UK)
Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music
East Carolina University Music Library
Eastman School of Music (Sibley Music Library)
Fenway Libraries Online
Fondo Leoncavallo
Fondo de Música Tradicional CSIC-IMF A Spanish Collection of Traditional Music Heritage
Indiana University Music Library
International Association of Music Libraries (US Branch)
International Database of Choral Repertoire
International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP)
IRCAM Multimedia Library
Latin American Choral Music database
Latin Music Center (Indiana University)
Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music Online
Library of Congress
Lilian Voudouri Music Library (Library of Greece)
Louisiana State University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Music Library
Michigan State University- Vincent Voice Library
Middlebury College Music Library
Motet Database Catalog Online
MuseData: An Electronic Library of Classical Music Scores
MuSICA: The Music and Science Information Computer Archive
Music Library Association (MLA) Clearing House

Musical Borrowing
La Biblioteca del Dipartimento di Musica e Spettacolo del Universitá degli Studi di Bologna
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Northwestern University
Ohio State University Music/Dance Library
The Online Music Research Library of Denmark
Peabody Archives (Johns Hopkins University)
Performing Arts in Colonial American Newspapers, 1690-1783 Sound Lab at Princeton University
Rice University Brown Fondren Library
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
RILM-US Office (Cornell)
RISM-Internation /a> (EBSCO Host - requires subscription)
RISM--International (Online Catalogue of Musical Sources)
RISM--International (International Inventory of Musical Sources)
RISM--U.S. Office (Harvard)
RISM--U.S. at ThemeFinder
The New School Performing Arts Library
Schuberline: Lieder online archive
Sibelius Academy Music Resources
Sibelius Museum
The Society for American Music
Themefinder (thematic search tool)
Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum
Tulane University-W. R. Hogan Archive of New Orleans Jazz
University of California-Berkeley
University of California - Davis
University of California-Los Angeles
University of California-San Diego Music Library
University of California - Santa Barbara Library (Music)
University of Louisville, Dwight Anderson Music Library
University of North Texas
University of North Texas: Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania: Otto E. Albrecht Music Library
University of Texas at Austin
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mills Music Library
University of Virginia
Vanderbilt University-Anne Potter Wilson Music Library
Washington University in St. Louis, Gaylord Music Library
Weill Foundation for Music
Wellesley College
Yale Oral History American Music Project
Yale University Irving S. Gilmore Music Library

Journals, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

A Grileira
Ad Parnassum Journal
The Absolute Sound
American Music
Ars Lyrica
Bach: Journal of the Riemenschneider Bach Institute
Basler Jahrbuch für historische Musikpraxis
Billboard Online
Birgit Lotz Verlag
British Journal of Music Education
British Postgraduate Musicology
Cambridge Opera Journal
Central and Eastern European Online Library
Choral Journal (American Choral Directors Association)
Circuit : musiques contemporaines
The Choral Scholar (National Collegiate Choral Organization)
College Music Society
Computing in Musicology
Contemporary Music Review
Critical Musicology Journal
De Musica
Current Musicology

Dutch Journal of Music Theory Now called Music Theory and Analysis
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Early Music
Early Music History
Early Music Performer
Echo: A Music-Centered Journal
Eighteenth-Century Music
Electronic Musicological Review
Empirical Musicology Review
Ethnomusicology Forum
Ethnomusicology Review
European Music Journal
German National Discography

Gramophone Magazine
Grove Music Online
Il Saggiatore Musicale
International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP)
Indiana Theory Review
Intersections: A Canadian Journal of Music
Jazz Now Magazine
Jazz Perspectives
Jazz Research Journal
Journal of the American Musicological Society
Journal of Film Music
Journal of the IAWM (International Alliance for Women in Music)
Journal of Music History Pedagogy
Journal of Music Theory
Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa
Journal of Musicological Research
Journal of the Alamire Foundation
Journal of the Musicological Society of Australia: "Musicology Australia"
Journal of Musicology
Journal of New Music Research
Journal of the Royal Musical Association
Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music
List of Open-Access Music Journals
Journal of the Society for American Music
Journal of the Society for Musicology in Ireland
Journal of Sonic Studies
Keyboard Perspectives (Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies)
Leonardo Music Journal
Min-ad: Israel Studies in Musicology Online
Music and Letters
Music Perception
Music and Politics
Music Research Forum
Music Theory Spectrum
Music & Vision
Musica Disciplina

The Musical Quarterly
Musicology Australia
Muziki: Journal of Music Research in Africa
New Music Connoisseur
Neue Musikzeitung
19th-Century Music
Nineteenth-Century Music Review
Nordic Journal of Music Therapy
Nota Bene (Canada’s first undergraduate journal of musicology)

The Opera Quarterly
Organised Sound
Oxford Bibliographies in Music
Performance Practice Review
Perspectives of New Music
Philomusica on-line
Plainsong & Mediaeval Music
Polish Music Journal
Popular Music
Popular Music and Society

Psychomusicology: Music, Mind and Brain
Radical Musicology
Recercare, Journal for the study and practice of early music (FIMA: Fondazione Italiana per la Musica Antica)
Riemenschneider Bach Institute
Rivista internazionale di musica sacra
Rivista italiana di musicologica
Society for Music Theory Newsletter
Studi Musicali
Studia Musicologica (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Theoria: Historical Aspects of Music Theory
Twentieth-century music

Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture (Univ. of Nebraska Press)



Music Societies and Organizations

Historic Brass Society
Historical Keyboard Society of North America
The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada
Institute for Psychoacoustics and Electronic Music
International Alliance for Women in Music

International Artwhistling Philharmonic Society

IASPM (International Association for the Study of Popular Music)
International Association of Music Libraries (US Branch)
International Carl Maria von Weber Society International Clarinet Association
International Double Reed Society
International Federation for Choral Music
International Machaut Society
International Musicological Society (IMS)
Israel Musicological Society
Istituto Nazionale di Studi Verdiani
Kurt Weill Foundation
Lyrica Society
Mozart Society of America (MSA)
Music Library Association
Music Theory Midwest
Musicological Society of Australia
National Association of Music Education
National Association of Performing Arts Managers and Agents
North American British Music Studies Association
Percussive Arts Society
Oral History American Music (OHAM)
Othmar Schoeck Society, Zurich
Royal Musical Association (RMA)
Società Italiana di Musicologia
Société Française de Musicologie
Society for American Music
Society for Ethnomusicology
Society for Music Analysis
Society for Music Perception and Cognition
Society for Music Theory
Society for Seventeenth Century Music
Society for Eighteenth Century Music
Society for the Preservation of Film Music

Viola da Gamba Society of America
Young Concerts Artists


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