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MUS 221: Music Literature of the 17th and 18th Centuries: Library Resources

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When using Search@UW, use quotation marks to search multi-word terms as a phrase: "music performance" "18th century" "cultural history", etc.  Remember to use variants of your search terms, too: "eighteenth century" and "seventeenth century".

Books on music are classified in the M call number, most of which are on the 4th floor. 

Recommended Music Databases

Best Databases for Scholarly Articles

The databases listed below can lead you to reliable scholarly information on music history published in journals as well as books, including Reference books. 

Select Scholarly Journals

These are select scholarly music journals. Most are also indexed in Search@UW.

Acta Musicologica (indexed in JSTOR)

Early Music (indexed in JSTOR, Project Muse, Ebsco)

The Galpin Society Journal (indexed in JSTOR)

Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music (indexed in Ebsco)

The Musical Quarterly (indexed in JSTOR)

The Opera Quarterly (indexed in Project Muse)

The Yale Review (indexed in Wiley)

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