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date: 13 October 2019

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