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Bibliography of musiclocked

  • Stanley Boorman

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The study and description of musical documents and of the literature about music, especially in published form. The most widespread use of the word ‘bibliography’, in music or in any scholarly endeavour, refers to lists, appended to publications, of other scholarly writings which the author used while writing, or which would be useful to an interested reader. This usage is represented at the end of nearly every article in the present dictionary, and might be called ‘citation bibliography’. It is a reflection of a selection process, drawing on and assessing a detailed listing of as much of this secondary literature as possible. The preparation of such full-scale listings is called ‘reference bibliography’. Yet the term has arrived at this usage from more detailed and scholarly practices. The etymology of the word implies the writing of books, but (in common with most other terms ending in ‘-graphy’), it has come also to mean their study, or at least their description, and usually refers to printed material. This leads to two other usages, specifically concerned with the character of books and editions, and only secondarily with their contents. Under the specifier ‘descriptive’, bibliography refers to a listing (with detailed descriptions) of the make-up of books. ‘Analytical’ bibliography goes further, involving the study of books as objects, the manner of their making, their history, and their place in the history of their contents....

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Tijdschrift van de Vereniging voor Nederlandse muziekgeschiedenis [and earlier variants]
E.B. Schnapper, ed.: British Union-Catalogue of Early Music (London, 1957)
Journal of the American Musicological Society
E. Vogel: Bibliothek der gedruckten weltlichen Vocalmusik Italiens, aus den Jahren 1500 bis 1700 (Berlin, 1892/R)
M. Przywecka-Samecka: Drukarstwo muzyczne w Polsce do konca XVIII wieku (Kraków, 1969)
O.E. Deutsch: Music Publishers' Numbers (London, 1946)
Revue de musicologie
Fontes artis musicae
Sammelbände der Internationalen Musik-Gesellschaft
R.M.A. [Royal Musical Association] Research Chronicle
Catalogus musicus (Kassel, 1963-)
H.M. Brown: Instrumental Music Printed Before 1600: a Bibliography (Cambridge, MA, 1965)
G. Gaspari: Catalogo della Biblioteca del Liceo musicale di Bologna, i-iv (Bologna, 1890-1905/R); v, ed. U. Sesini (Bologna, 1943/R)
International Musicological Society: Congress Report [1930-]
A. Goovaerts: Histoire et bibliographie de la typographie musicale dans les Pays-Bas (Antwerp, 1880/R)
J.G. Walther: Musicalisches Lexicon, oder Musicalische Bibliothec
L. Allacci: Drammaturgia
Early Music History
B. Pazdírek: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur aller Zeiten und Völker (Vienna, 1904-10/R)
Early Music
J.J. Fuld: The Book of World-Famous Music
C. Johansson: French Music Publishers' Catalogues (Stockholm, 1955)
Revista de musicología
C. Sartori: Bibliografia della musica strumentale italiana stampata in Italia fino al 1700 (Florence, 1952-68)
R. Eitner: Bibliographie der Musik-Sammelwerke des XVI. und XVII. Jahrhunderts (Berlin, 1877/R)
[João IV:] Primeira parte do index da livraria de musica do muyto alto, e poderoso Rey Dom João o IV. nosso senhor (Lisbon, 1649); ed. J. de Vasconcellos (Oporto, 1874-6)
Musical Quarterly
Archiv für Musikwissenschaft
Annales musicologiques
Acta musicologica
F.-J. Fétis: Biographie universelle des musiciens
Musica disciplina
C. Sartori: Dizionario degli editori musicali italiani
Beiträge zur Musikwissenschaft
R. Eitner: Biographisch-bibliographisches Quellen-Lexikon