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An Index to Music Published in the Etude Magazine, 1883-1957/l'edition Musicale Dans la Presse Parisienne Au XVIIIe Siècle: Catalogue Des Annonces

Academic journal article Notes

An Index to Music Published in the Etude Magazine, 1883-1957/l'edition Musicale Dans la Presse Parisienne Au XVIIIe Siècle: Catalogue Des Annonces

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BRIEFLY NOTED An Index to Music Published in The Etude Magazine, 1883-1957. By E. Douglas Bomberger. (Music Library Association Index and Bibliography Series, no. 31.) Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2004. [xv, 591 p. ISBN 0-8108-5283-7. $115.] Indexes.

L'edition musicale dans la presse parisienne au XVIIIe siècle: Catalogue des annonces. By Anik Devriès-Lesure. (Sciences de la musique: Série références.) Paris: CNRS Editions, 2005. [xxix, 573 p. ISBN 2-271-063035. euro59.] Index, bibliography.

Historical newspapers and journals have long been used by historians as primary sources of information, but it is only recently that music scholars have had the basic bibliographical resources available to them to plumb the depths of these resources. Projects such as RIPM (Répertoire international de la presse musicale) have begun to open up the historical riches of the musical press, and two new resources add significandy to this research.

Uniquely, the musical press has traditionally published not only information about music, but printed music itself. One new resource bringing these sources to light is E. Douglas Bomberger's new index to The Etude magazine. Bomberger, known for his work on nineteenth-century German and American composers, has provided an invaluable snapshot of musical taste during seventy-five years of American history as well as the meticulous spadework of providing access to both obscure works and composers, many of whom have fallen off the current map. …

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