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Canadian Music Periodical Index

The Canadian Music Periodical Index is an index of articles from Canadian music periodicals. Texts of articles are not available from this site; use Find It to locate the complete article. The CMPI database includes over 37,000 entries on articles dating from the late-19th century to the present day. More than 600 Canadian music journals, newsletters and magazines are represented here, almost 200 of which are currently active and continue to be indexed. The CMPI database focuses on articles and news items touching various aspects of musical activity in Canada as well as significant articles on international music and musicians published in Canadian periodicals. Each entry in the CMPI database has been assigned one or more searchable name or subject headings as appropriate. (Updated monthly)


1890 - present

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  • Music
  • Databases with Pre-1970 Content

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