Music Library and Research Skills

Music Library and Research Skills

by Jane Gottlieb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131584340

ISBN-13: 9780131584341

Pub. Date: 08/29/2008

Publisher: Pearson

"Music Library and Research Skills introduces concepts of music research through an understanding of the tools that provide information about music: what types of sources exist, how they are arranged, and how they may best be used to undertake research. All types of music reference sources are covered, and each chapter includes a narrative discussion about the…  See more details below

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"Music Library and Research Skills introduces concepts of music research through an understanding of the tools that provide information about music: what types of sources exist, how they are arranged, and how they may best be used to undertake research. All types of music reference sources are covered, and each chapter includes a narrative discussion about the sources along with listings of selected titles." Music Library and Research Skills is broadly inclusive in its subject matter, with coverage of popular music, jazz, and world music sources as well as sources on western art music. The book is filled with examples, or 'real-life scenarios' that demonstrate use and relevance of selected tools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131584341
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/29/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Libraries and the universe of information on music 1

Ch. 2 Bibliographies of music literature 40

Ch. 3 Dictionaries and encyclopedias 64

Ch. 4 Composers, performers, and composer-performers : selected bibliographic and dictionary sources 97

Ch. 5 Histories of music and related subjects 121

Ch. 6 Periodicals, periodical indexes, and databases 146

Ch. 7 Discographies 156

Ch. 8 From manuscript to printed edition 175

Ch. 9 Bibliographies of music 222

Ch. 10 Composer thematic catalogs 246

Ch. 11 Text translations and guides to pronunciation 312

Ch. 12 Resources for careers in music and other miscellaneous tools 319

Selected glossary of German terms 325

Selected glossary of bibliographic terms and abbreviations 330

Index 331

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