Coverage Dates: 1967 - Present
Description: RILM (Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale) Abstracts of Music Literature, published by Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale, New York, contains records in over 200 languages; entries include original-language titles, title translations in English, full bibliographic information, and abstracts in English, as well as author, journal, and in-depth subject indexes. RILM currently contains nearly 300,000 entries. Approximately 20,000 new entries are added annually. RILM offers a broad international coverage base and it includes music related works from articles, books, bibliographies, dissertations, film & video to concert reviews and recording notes - provided the items are of scholarly interest.
Subject areas include: historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments and voice, librarianship, performance practice and notation, theory and analysis, pedagogy, liturgy, dance, criticism, music therapy, and interdisciplinary studies on music and various other fields, including literature, dramatic arts, visual arts, acoustics, aesthetics, anthropology, sociology, linguistics and semiotics, mathematics, philosophy, physiology, psychology, and physics.
The default sort for this database is the following: Descending Date Published, Journal, Start Page then Title. Other sort options include Title, Author, Source, and RILM Number.