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Music Metafinder

Mason Metafinder : MUSIC

This handy and quick engine searches ALL FOUR* of our principal music literature database indexes simultaneously.
(It discovers citations to journal articles, reviews, and books. It does not find recordings or scores.)
Type your term(s) in the textbox above and click the button.

*RILM, Music Periodical Database (formerly IIMP), Music Index, RIPM

Find Scholarly Articles in Databases

Mason has access to many scholarly journal databases in music research. A few are listed below. For a comprehensive list of all databases related to music, please check out our Music Database List.

Important Scholarly Journals

Important Trade Publications

These are a few important trade publications for the music profession:

Teaching Music

School, Band, and Orchestra

Electronic Musician

Musician Magazine

International Musician


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