March 2019 Stats:
RILM Abstracts
1,053,639 records
RILM Abstracts with Full Text
270,094 full-text records
RILM Music Encyclopedias
308,095 entries
MGG Online
16,391 entries
bibliolore.org
1332 posts
497,195 views
Resources for Libraries

Download the RILM brochure in Chinese, English, French, or German. The blurbs below are intended to be used as the database description for the various RILM products on your library’s databases page. We greatly appreciate your effort to use the appropriate description(s).

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (1967 to Present): RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (1967 to Present) is a bibliography of writings about music featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes. It covers over 840,000 publications from around the world on traditional music, popular music, classical music, and related subjects. Coverage begins in 1967 and extends to the present.
The list of resources included in RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (1967 to Present) can be found here.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature: RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is a comprehensive bibliography on writings about music featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes. It covers over one million publications from around the world on traditional music, popular music, classical music, and related subjects. Coverage begins in the early 19th century and extends to the present.
The list of resources included in RILM Abstracts of Music Literature can be found here.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text: RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text is a comprehensive bibliography of writings about music featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes. It covers over one million publications from the early 19th century to the present on traditional music, popular music, classical music, and related subjects, enhanced with the full text of more than 200 periodicals.
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The list of resources included in RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text can be found at this page.
RILM Music Encyclopedias: RILM Music Encyclopedias is a collection of 54 encyclopedias in full text, comprising over 100,000 pages and including volumes published between 1775 and 2019. The content of this multilingual collection spans the most important disciplines, fields, and subject areas of historical musicology and ethnomusicology, on topics ranging from popular music, opera, instruments, blues and gospel, to recorded music, and women composers.
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The list of resources included in RILM Music Encyclopedias can be found at this page.
RILM Index to Printed Music: The Index to Printed Music is a digital finding aid for individual pieces of music published in the complete works of composers, in anthologies, and in other scholarly editions. Over 540,000 entries provide a granular level of detail about each piece, including performing forces, language, music incipits, multiple clefs, and figured bass.
MGG Online: MGG Online comprises the second edition of Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart along with new and substantially updated content. With over 19,000 articles, MGG Online offers authoritative and comprehensive coverage of all fields of music studies. Among its many features are the automatic translation from German to over 100 languages via Google Translate integration; easy toggling between current and older versions of each article; and user accounts where annotations and notes can be created, saved, and shared.
Download the MGG Online brochure in Chinese, English, German, or Japanese.

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