RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals

Published under the auspices of the International Musicological Society and the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres, this database provides detailed analyses of writings on musical history and culture between 1760 and 1966. It includes exclusive content provided by internationally recognized scholars and editors.

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At a Glance

Subject Area: Music & Performing Arts
Ideal For: Academic Libraries

Title List:

All RIPM Publications

Content Includes

  • More than 967,000 records with extensive annotations describing content
  • Primary source material published in more than 20 countries
  • New content added every six months

Certainly the most extensive resource for research on all aspects of nineteenth-century musical life...

— Bulletin des Bibliothèques de France

Extensive and Detailed Records

RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals presents a cumulative index to 318 printed volumes. It provides access to nearly 300 music periodicals selected by international specialists, with detailed indexing of articles, reviews, illustrations, music examples, advertisements, press reviews and more.