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Resources for the Study of Music

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Scholarly Journals

There are hundreds of peer-reviewed scholarly journals on music spanning topics in performance, history, ethnomusicology, theory, music therapy, and many others. The list below includes some of the most influential journals in these fields, but it is only a small sample. If you wish to undertake a more thorough search, consider using one or more of the databases listed to the right.

Databases for Music Research

Multidisciplinary Databases that Include Music

The following are best bets for finding scholarly articles, reviews, conference papers, and more. These databases are not devoted specifically to music, but they include a wide variety of music resources that may not be found in the music-specific databases.

Best bets for finding Dissertations and Theses.

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