Skip to main content


A research aid for Western Art music

Welcome to the Musicology (Historical) Research Guide

Use this guide to locate resources for historical musicology coursework and basic research.  All information listed is available at the U of M Libraries or freely available online.

For help with locating books, scores, articles and journals, please visit the general Music Guide  page.

Information and assistance with copyright policies, writing tips and procedures, and online resources such as streaming audio and databases can also be found on the Music Guide page.

Click on these links for Guides focused on various areas of music research (more guides to come):

Brass Music Music Education Theory & Composition
Ethnomusicology Music Industry Vocal Music
Music (General) String Music Woodwind Music

Featured Video

In the News