RILM: Abstracts of Music Literature

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Description

Compiled by the International RILM Center, RILM* Abstracts of Music Literature is the world's largest, continuously updated bibliography of music literature, providing broad international coverage including records in 140 languages from 3,700 journals. There is no better single source for exploring the world of music, from Western and Eastern classical to pop, folk, and jazz.

Over 400,000 abstracts are drawn from articles, books, conference proceedings, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, festschriften, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings and videos, reviews, etc. Sponsored by the International Musicological Society, the International Association of Music Libraries, and the International Council on Traditional Music, RILM documents the music scholarship of some 60 countries.

*RILM is an abbreviation of Répertoire international de littérature musicale.)

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Dates covered

1967-present.

Updating frequency

Monthly.

Sources

Varied, see description above.

Type of coverage

Citations, usually with abstracts, for over 375,000 articles, essays, and reviews, and other pieces of literature about music.

Print counterpart or
related resources

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature [annual volumes]

Producer/content provider

60 national RILM Committees and the International RILM Center (City University of New York)

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

EBSCO

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