Indexes scholarly writings on music and related disciplines. Includes citations and abstracts for journal articles, essays, Festschriften, dissertations, books, scholarly reviews, etc. International coverage, including non-English languages.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (also known as Repertoire International de LittératureMusicale or International Repertory of Music Literature) is produced under the joint auspices of the International Musicological Society and the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres at the RILM International Center at the City University of New York.
- Covers all aspects of music, including historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments and voice, dance, and music therapy. The database also covers various other fields as they relate to music, including librarianship, literature, dramatic arts, visual arts, anthropology, sociology, philosophy, and physics.
- Offers citations in 202 languages, including original language titles and English translations, full bibliographic information, abstracts in English, and in-depth subject indexes.
- In includes all formats of scholarly works -- articles (including non-music journals), books, bibliographies, catalogs, dissertations, films and videos, conference proceedings and more. Concert reviews, recordings notes, and pedagogical manuals are included if they are of scholarly interest.
- Updated monthly.