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Scholarly Journals in Music

Peer-Reviewed journals in the various fields of music

Scholarly Journals for Music History & Theory

Databases to use for Music History journals. 

These databases use the Ebscohost interface and all have the option of limiting to scholarly/peer-reviewed articles.  You can search them all at the same time by starting in one of them and then clicking on "Choose Databases" to add more:

Music Index

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

Academic Search Premier

 Limit to Scholarly/Peer-Reviewed before searching:







Journals Available Online

  • Bach Perspectives
  • Journal of Musicological Research
  • Journal of New Music Research
  • Journal of the Society for American Music
  • Musical Quarterly
  • Radical Musicology
  • Studia Musicologica