Music Index Online

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The Music Index Online is produced by Harmonie Park Press. The Music Index has been available in print form since 1949. It is a comprehensive author, title and subject guide to music periodical literature. It covers music across cultures and styles of composition. The index surveys data from over 850 music periodicals published in more than 40 countries. This database cites book reviews, obituaries, news periodicals, and news, as well as articles about music, musicians, and the music industry.


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  • A visual search tab allows the user to search efficiently across broad subjects, and then returns a visual map of results, organized by topic.
  • iPhone and Android applications.

Dates covered

1973- present.

Updating frequency



Music magazines and journals.

Type of coverage

Indexing with some links to full text.

Print counterpart or
related resources

The Music Index.

Producer/content provider

Harmonie Park Press

Vendor/electronic presentation provider


Core Subject(s)