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