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RIPM: Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals

RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals is an international annotated bibliography of writings on musical history and culture, found in music periodicals published in seventeen countries between approximately 1800 and 1950. RIPM indexes the content of complete runs of journals, including articles, reviews, news columns, surveys of the press, bibliographies, iconography and advertising. In addition, RIPM offers access to an immense bibliography of music and to thousands of English-language translations of foreign documents.


approx. 1800 - 1950

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  • Music
  • Databases with Pre-1970 Content

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