9780190644505

Music Research A Handbook

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    9780190644505

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2019-01-30
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Clear, concise, and practical, Music Research: A Handbook, Third Edition, introduces students to the major print and online research tools available today. With a strong focus on the connection between research and writing, this comprehensive guide is ideal for use in both undergraduate and graduate music courses that require students to engage in library research or to write research papers.

Author Biography


Dr. Laurie J. Sampsel is Professor of Musicology at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she teaches courses on music research, American music, and digital humanities.

Table of Contents


CONTENTS

Figures
Preface
Abbreviations

PART ONE RESEARCH PROCESS AND RESEARCH TOOLS

CHAPTER 1 Guides to the Research Process and Research Tools
Take It Step-By-Step
Research Ideas
Some Types of Music Research
Things to Consider
Research Process
Music Research Process
General Research Process
Research Tools
Music Research Tools
Evaluation Checklist
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 2 Library Catalogs
Author Searches
Title Searches
Author/Title Searches
Keyword Searches and Subject Heading Searches
Keyword Searches
Library of Congress (LC) Subject Headings
Format Issues
Keyword Searches and Title Searches
Limiting Search Results
Contents of Bibliographic Records
Examples of Library Catalogs
Local Libraries
Library Consortia
National Libraries
Bibliographic Utilities
Finding Library Catalogs
Information Centers
Evaluation Checklist
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 3 Music Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Comprehensive Music Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Music Encyclopedias and Dictionaries by Language
Music Encyclopedias and Dictionaries for Specific Geographical Places
Special Music Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Biographical Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Dictionaries of Musical Terms
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries of Musical Instruments
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries of Opera and Musical Theater
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries of Performance Practice
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries of Jazz, Rock, and Popular Music
Miscellaneous Music Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Evaluation Checklist
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 4 Periodical Indexes and Article Databases
Major Music Periodical Indexes
Retrospective Music Periodical Indexes
Other Music Periodical Indexes
Ceased Music Periodical Indexes
Periodical Indexes for Related Disciplines
American History
Business
Education
Humanities
Language and Literature
Performing Arts
Science and Medicine
Social Sciences and Psychology
Major General Periodical Indexes
Major Newspaper Indexes
Finding Online Journals
Evaluation Checklist
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 5 Indexes to Music Dissertations, Theses, Conference Papers, and Festschriften
Dissertations and Theses
Indexes of Dissertations and Theses
Music-Specific Indexes of Dissertations and Theses
General Indexes of Dissertations and Theses
Conference Papers and Congress Reports
Indexes of Conference Papers and Congress Reports
Music-Specific Indexes of Conference Papers and Congress Reports
General Indexes of Conference Papers and Congress Reports
Festschriften
Indexes of Festschriften
Music-Specific Indexes of Festschriften
General Indexes of Essays
Evaluation Checklist
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 6 Thematic Catalogs
Bibliographies of Thematic Catalogs
Single-Composer Thematic Catalogs
Examples of Single-Composer Thematic Catalogs
Guides and Locators for Single-Composer Thematic Catalogs
Thematic Catalogs for Particular Repertories
Examples of Thematic Catalogs for Particular Repertories
Collections, Archives, Libraries, and Publishers
Evaluation Checklist
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 7 Indexes to Music in Complete Works Editions, Musical Monuments, Historical Sets, and Anthologies
Complete Works Editions
Examples of Composers' Complete Works Editions
Musical Monuments and Historical Sets
Examples of Musical Monuments by Place
Examples of Historical Sets by Style Period
Additional Examples of Sets and Series
Anthologies
Examples of Anthologies
Indexes of Complete Works Editions, Musical Monuments, Historical Sets, and Anthologies
Evaluation Checklist
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 8 Music Histories, Source Readings, and Chronologies
Music Histories
Multi-Volume Music Histories
Music History Series (W. W. Norton and Prentice Hall)
General Music History Texts
Music Appreciation Texts
Study Guides and Outlines of Music History
Important Earlier Music Histories
Historiography
Special Topic Histories
Music Source Readings
General Music Source Readings
Special Topic Music Source Readings
Music Chronologies
General Music Chronologies
Special Topic Music Chronologies
Evaluation Checklists
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 9 Bibliographies of Music and Music Literature
Bibliographies of Music
General Music Bibliographies
Bibliographies for Particular Repertories
Bibliographies of Music Literature
General Bibliographies of Music Literature
Special Topic Bibliographies of Music Literature
Bibliographies of Both Music and Music Literature
International Inventory of Musical Sources (RISM)
Composer Bio-Bibliographies, Guides to Research, and Other Bibliographies
Examples of Single-Composer Bibliographies
Evaluation Checklist
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 10 Discographies
Bibliographies of Discographies
Comprehensive and Historical Discographies
Recommended Recordings and Buyer's Guides
Library and Sound Archive Catalogs
Local Libraries
Library Consortia
National Libraries
Bibliographic Utilities
Special Topic Discographies
Discographies for Instruments and Ensembles
Opera Discographies
Jazz Discographies
Rock Music Discographies
Folk and World Music Discographies
Discographies of Women in Music
Single-Composer Discographies
Schoenberg, Arnold
Stravinsky, Igor
Wagner, Richard
Performer Discographies
Recording Label Discographies
American Music Discographies
Canadian Music Discographies
Recording Reviews and Indexes to Reviews
Evaluation Checklist
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 11 Music Iconographies
Bibliographies of Iconographies
General Music Iconographies and Illustrated Histories
Musical Instrument Iconographies
General Musical Instrument Iconographies
Western Musical Instrument Iconographies
Non-Western Musical Instrument Iconographies
Multiple-Composer Iconographies
Single-Composer Iconographies
Bach, Johann Sebastian
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Brahms, Johannes
Chopin, Frédéric
Debussy, Claude
Handel, George Frederic
Haydn, Franz Joseph
Liszt, Franz
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da
Schoenberg, Arnold
Schubert, Franz
Schumann, Robert
Stravinsky, Igor
Verdi, Giuseppe
Wagner, Richard
Evaluation Checklist
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 12 Digital Media
Online Books
Online Scores
Streaming Audio
Streaming Video
Images
Mixed Media Websites
Staying Current
Evaluation Checklists
Suggested Readings

PART TWO WRITING, STYLE MANUALS, AND CITATION

CHAPTER 13 Writing About Music
Assignment Types
Abstracts, annotations, and annotated bibliography
Reviews
Presentations
Lecture recitals
Concert programs and program notes
Grant applications
Music-Specific Writing Books
Compiling bibliographies
Concert programs and program notes
Evaluation Checklists
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 14 Writing
General Writing Books
Comprehensive Guides
Editing
Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling
Style and Rhetoric
Writing and Publishing Process
Evaluation Checklist
Suggested Readings

CHAPTER 15 Style Manuals and Citation of Sources
Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
Examples of Plagiarism
Major Style Manuals
University of Chicago Press Style (Chicago Style)
American Psychological Association Style (APA Style)
Modern Language Association Style (MLA Style)
Music-Specific Style Manuals
Reference Management Tools
Using Sources
Evaluation Checklist
Suggested Readings

Appendixes

A: Library of Congress Classification: Class M Outline

B: Search Tips
Boolean Search Terms
Nesting Search Terms
Truncation and Wildcards
Phrase and "String" Searches
Proximity

C: Composers Included as Examples in This Text

D: Chicago Style at Your Fingertips
Bibliographic Citation Formats
Footnote/Endnote Citation Formats
Author-Date System

E: APA Style at Your Fingertips
Reference List
Reference Citations in the Text

F: MLA Style at Your Fingertips
List of Works Cited
Parenthetical Text Citations

Glossary
Index

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