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Musicology (Fr. musicologie; Ger. Musikwissenschaft, Musikforschung; It. musicologia)locked

  • Vincent Duckles,
  • Jann Pasler,
  • Glenn Stanley,
  • Thomas Christensen,
  • Barbara H. Haggh,
  • Robert Balchin,
  • Laurence Libin,
  • Tilman Seebass,
  • Janet K. Page,
  • Lydia Goehr,
  • Bojan Bujic,
  • Eric F. Clarke,
  • Susan McClary,
  • Jean Gribenski,
  • Carolyn Gianturco,
  • Pamela M. Potter,
  • David Fallows,
  • Miloš Velimirović,
  • Gary Tomlinson,
  • Gerard Béhague,
  • Masakata Kanazawa
  •  and Peter Platt


Vincent Duckles and Jann Pasler

The term ‘musicology’ has been defined in many different ways. As a method, it is a form of scholarship characterized by the procedures of research. A simple definition in these terms would be ‘the scholarly study of music’. Traditionally, musicology has borrowed from ‘art history for its historiographic paradigms and literary studies for its paleographic and philological principles’ (Treitler, ...

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