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General Music Journals

Early Music

"The preeminent journal in Early Music research. New discoveries of musical sources, instruments and documentation are regularly featured, and innovatory approaches to research and performance are explored, often in collections of themed articles."
CALL #Mus Periodical ML5 .E18

Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music (JSCM)

"Published by the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music to provide a refereed forum for scholarly studies of the musical cultures of the seventeenth century. These include historical and archival studies, performance practice, music theory, aesthetics, dance, and theater. JSCM also publishes critical reviews and summary listings of recently published books, scores, and electronic media. The journal started in 1995. All issues are at the URL."


Journal of the American Musicological Society (JAMS)

"The premier journal in the field,  publishes scholarship from all fields of musical inquiry: from historical musicology, critical theory, music analysis, iconography and organology, to performance practice, aesthetics and hermeneutics, ethnomusicology, gender and sexuality, popular music and cultural studies. JAMS is recognized for the breadth of its intellectual scope and its penetration in the field-over 5,000 subscribers rely on JAMS to inform their scholarship. Each issue includes articles, book reviews, and communications. The journal often includes articles on Early Music topics."
CALL # Mus Periodical ML1 .A512


Eighteenth-Century Music

"Addresses a conspicuous gap in its field and serves as a prestigious forum for all eighteenth-century music research. The aims of this dedicated journal are: to draw together disparate areas of research, challenge accepted historical assumptions and adopt a broad and interdisciplinary approach which will serve the whole eighteenth-century music community."
CALL # Mus Periodical ML195 .E33


19th century music.

"Cvers the broad spectrum of musical life in Europe and the Americas during the era of the "long century," ca. 1780-1920. The journal embraces a wide variety of issues encompassing aesthetics, hermeneutics, theory, analysis, performance practice, gender, sexuality, reception, historiography, and more. We welcome considerations of works, composers, styles, historical watersheds, cultural formations, musical institutions, and ideas. Our aim is to publish contributions to ongoing conversations at the leading edge of musical and multidisciplinary scholarship." From summer 2001 to present online. 1977-2004 in print: CALL # Mus Periodical ML1 .N77.

Nineteenth-century music review.

Continues Music Review.
CALL # Mus Periodical ML5 .N686


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Mozart Specific Journals and Studies


Salzburg. Latest received: 2005.
CALL # Mus Periodical ML410.M9 A5

Mozart Society of America.
Las Vegas : The Society, [1997-Vol. 1, no. 1 (27 Jan. 1997)-
CALL # Mus Periodical ML410.M9 M745


Collections of Articles:

All of the following are indexed in RILM Abstracts.


The Cambridge companion to Mozart / edited by Simon B. Keefe.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
CALL # ML410.M9 C255 2003.

Landon, H. C. Robbins (Howard Chandler Robbins).
The Mozart essays / H.C. Robbins Landon.
New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson, 1995.
CALL # ML410.M9 L242 1995.

Mozart studies / edited by Cliff Eisen.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
CALL # ML410.M9 M73 1991.

Mozart studies / edited by Simon P. Keefe.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
CALL # MT92.M939 M9397 2006.

Mozart studies 2 / edited by Cliff Eisen.
Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1997.
CALL # ML410.M9 M732 1997.

Wolfgang Amadé Mozart : essays on his life and his music / edited by Stanley Sadie.

Oxford : Clarendon Press; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.

CALL # ML410.M9 W635 1996.