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Music library and research skills

Author: Jane Gottlieb
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2009.
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"Music Library and Research Skills introduces concepts of music research through an understanding of the tools that provide information about music: what types of sources exist, how they are arranged, and how they may best be used to undertake research. All types of music reference sources are covered, and each chapter includes a narrative discussion about the sources along with listings of selected titles." "Music  Read more...
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Gottlieb, Jane, 1954-
Music library and research skills.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2009
(OCoLC)642397495
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Gottlieb
ISBN: 9780131584341 0131584340
OCLC Number: 209665141
Description: xiii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Preface --
Chapter 1, Libraries and the universe of information on music. Overview ; Rules for successful music library users ; Types of libraries and selected listings ; Tips on searching library catalogs ; Bibliographic style and style manuals ; Using the Internet for music research --
Chapter 2, Bibliographies of music literature. Overview ; A : Bibliographies of bibliographies and guides to the literature about music ; B : Bibliographies of music literature : format-specific sources ; C : Bibliographies of music literature : subject-specific sources ; D : Bibliographies of music literature : indexes --
Chapter 3, Dictionaries and encyclopedias. Overview and chronological survey of music dictionaries ; Encyclopedic sources, concise dictionaries, terminological sources, biographical sources ; Special subject sources ; Titles, AKAs, and cross-references --
Chapter 4, Composers, performers, and composer-performers : selected bibliographic and dictionary sources --
Chapter 5, Histories of music and related subjects. Introduction ; Historiography of music and landmark music histories ; Musicology ; Ethnomusicology ; Popular music studies ; Jazz research ; German musicologists in perspective ; Teaching of music history and music history textbooks ; Specific music histories published since 1990 ; Source readings ; Oral history ; Music iconography ; Organology ; Chronologies and calendars ; Biographies --
Chapter 6, Periodicals, periodical indexes, and databases. Introduction ; Selected music periodical titles ; Music periodical indexes and databases --
Chapter 7, Discographies. Introduction : discographic tools and the history of recording ; Specific discographies ; About recordings : a select bibliography --
Chapter 8, From manuscript to printed edition. Introduction ; Manuscript sources and RISM ; Bibliographies of early music (music before 1800) ; Music printing and publishing ; Music printing and publishing : a selected bibliography ; Chronology of printing, publishing, and copyright : landmarks ; Types of editions and the process of editing ; Editing and editions : a selected bibliography ; Study of manuscripts via surrogates : facsimiles, microfilm, and digital copies ; Copyright ; Performing rights societies --
Chapter 9, Bibliographies of music. Introduction ; Bibliographies of music and indexes ; Musical settings of poets and writers ; Regional Bibliographies and other specialized tools ; Resources for local music publishers --
Chapter 10, Composer thematic catalogs. Introduction ; Composer thematic catalogs --
Chapter 11, Text translations and guides to pronunciation. Introduction ; Selected sources --
Chapter 12, Resources for careers in music and other miscellaneous tools. Introduction ; Directories ; Funding resources and grants ; Business and legal resources ; Careers in music ; Travel guides and gazetteers --
Selected glossary of German terms --
Selected glossary of bibliographic terms and abbreviations.
Responsibility: Jane Gottlieb.
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"Music Library and Research Skills introduces concepts of music research through an understanding of the tools that provide information about music: what types of sources exist, how they are arranged, and how they may best be used to undertake research. All types of music reference sources are covered, and each chapter includes a narrative discussion about the sources along with listings of selected titles." "Music Library and Research Skills is broadly inclusive in its subject matter, with coverage of popular music, jazz, and world music sources as well as sources on western art music. The book is filled with examples, or 'real-life scenarios' that demonstrate use and relevance of selected tools."--Jacket.

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