Use these databases to find books and articles about music by topic.
Music periodicals, 1722-1840, from the Musikbibliothek der Stadt
American Periodical Series.
Issues of American periodicals published during the above time periods. All subject areas are covered. Indexes many early music periodicals. Guide and index at Gov-Micro AP2 .A38, and in Reference at Ref Z6951 .H65. Also online as part of C19: The Ninteenth Century Index. (Rice access only)
Critica Musica (Johann Mattheson): ML4 .M41 Gov't Publications Microform
Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung (Leipzig, 1798/9–1848): ML5 .A43 Gov't Publications Microform (print copy in LSC, same call number)
Le ménestrel (Paris, 1833/4–1914, 1919–1940): ML5 .M46 Music Stacks
The Musical Times
(London, 1844/5–): ML5 .M85 Music Stacks (1844-1930 Gov-Micro; 1959-1990 LSC; 1903-1996 online via jstor)
Dwight’s Journal of Music (Boston, 1852-1881): ML1 .D83 Music Stacks