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References and Citation guidelines for NEMO-Online contributions (see Transliteration Tables below)


Sigles pour les revues et les dictionnaires / Abbreviations for periodicals and dictionaries

  • AMw: Archiv für Musikwissenschaft
  • AsM: Asian Music
  • BMw: Beiträge zur Musikwissenschaft
  • CMc: Current Musicology
  • CSM: Corpus scriptorum de musica
  • CoussemakerS: C.-E.-H. de Coussemaker: Scriptorum de musica medii aevi nova series (Paris, 1864–76)
  • EMDC: Encyclopédie de la Musique et Dictionnaire du Conservatoire (Gen. Editor : Albert Rouannet), Paris
  • EthM: Ethnomusicology
  • GerbertS: M. Gerbert: Scriptores ecclesiastici de musica sacra potissimum (St Blasien, 1784/R, 3/1931)
  • GfMKB: Gesellschaft für Musikforschung: Kongress-Bericht
  • HMT: Handwörterbuch der musikalischen Terminologie
  • IMSCR: International Musicological Society Congress Report
  • JAMS: Journal of the American Musicological Society
  • JFSS: Journal of the Folk-Song Society
  • JMT: Journal of Music Theory
  • KJb: Kirchenmusikalisches Jahrbuch
  • MD: Musica disciplina
  • Mf: Die Musikforschung
  • MGG1-2: Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart
  • ML: Music & Letters
  • MTO: Music Theory Online
  • MQ: Musical Quarterly
  • MR: Music Review
  • MSD: Musicological Studies and Documents
  • NG: New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2001 edition)
  • NOHM: New Oxford History of Music
  • PAMS: Papers of the American Musicological Society
  • SMH: Studia Musicologica academiae scientiarium Hungaricae
  • StrunkSR1,2: O. Strunk: Source Readings in Music History (New-York 1950/R, reviewed 2/1998 by L. Treitler)
  • TVNM: Tijdschrift van de Vereniging voor Nederlandse Musikgeschiedenis
  • YIFMC: Yearbook of the International Folk Music Council


Normes de référencement bibliographique / Guidelines for references in the bibliography

A CSL sheet will be very soon available for zotero, providing automatic referencing for Word and open office Write

General layout

< Name (Small capital letters)>, <Forename (complete if available)>, <other authors – limited to three (use “, et al.” for supplementary authors) – in the format “Forename, Name (Small capital letters)”>: <Title (“Ms.” added if needed in the title for manuscripts)>, <Magazine or review if any>, < “vol. number” (if available)> <“editor Forename, Name” (if available – initial capital letters)> <series series number (if any)> <Type (PhD thesis, Master thesis etc.) (CD, Tape, DVD etc. of Media if any)>, <Label for Media>, <Publisher (or Library for manuscripts)> <|Publishing place, year(with alphabetical disambiguation)-month-day|> <[“ISBN:nnbs”“identifier” “doi:nnbs”“identifier” “url:nnbs”“address”] <p.“nnbs”“xxxx-yyyy”>.

<Title>: italics for books, manuscripts, quotes for articles, no quotes for conference papers.

< “vol. number” (if available)>: (if book or Encyclopedia volume) vol. number” “/”“number of volumes (vols.).

 “nnbs” = “narrow non breaking space”.


Book; no publishing place:

Coleman, Charles: The Mythology of the Hindus: With Plates, Parbury |1832|.


Journal Article, 1st occurrence of the same author, same year, with URL:

Coomaraswamy, Ananda: « Buddhist Primitives », The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs 28 154 |1916a-1-1| [url:] p. 151-155.


Journal article 2nd occurrence (same as above):

Coomaraswamy, Ananda: « Buddhist Primitives (Conclusion) », The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs 28 156 |1916b-3-1| [url:] p. 224-230.


Article with DOI and URL:

Coomaraswamy, Ananda: « Hindī Rāgmālā Texts », Journal of the American Oriental Society 43 |1923-1-1| [doi: 10.2307/593377. url: http://www.***.***/***/***] p. 396-409.


Book, no date:

Deva, Bigamudre Chaitanya: Indian music, Indian Council for Cultural Relations |Calcutta|.


Encyclopedia article, no author, online:

Encyclopædia Britannica: al-Biruni (Persian scholar and scientist) – Britannica Online Encyclopedia, [url:].
Encyclopedia volume (out of known number of volumes), no author, editor:

Stone, Ruth M., ed.: Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Africa, vol. 1/10 (vols.), Taylor and Francis |United Kingdom, 1997-8-1|.


Encyclopedia article, author, no editor:

Njoku, Johnston Akuma-Kalu: “Art-Composed Music in Nigeria”, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Africa, vol. 1/10 (vols.), Taylor and Francis |United Kingdom, 1997-8-1| p. 232-253.


Encyclopedia article (volume number, unknown number of volumes), author, editor:

Bent, Ian D., David W. Hughes, Robert C. Provine, et al.: “Notation”, editor Stanley Sadie, New Grove: Dictionary of Music & Musicians 18/ |Oxford, 2001| p. 73-189.


Conference paper in proceedings, no editor:

Krishnaswamy, A.: Pitch measurements versus perception of South Indian classical music, Proceedings of the Stockholm Music Acoustics Conference (SMAC-03) |2003|.



Powers, Harold S.: “[Review] Studies in Ethnomusicology, Vol. I, 1961 by M. Kolinski”, Ethnomusicology 6 3 |1962| p. 220-228.


Web page:

Milne, Andrew J and Anthony Prechtl: “New tonalities with the Thummer and The Viking”, (web page), Conference Item |2008-9| [url:].



Milne, Andrew J., Martin Carlé, William A. Sethares, et al.: “Scratching the Scale Labyrinth”, Mathematics and Computation in Music, eds. Carlos Agon, Moreno Andreatta, Gérard Assayag, et al., Springer Berlin Heidelberg |Berlin, Heidelberg, 2011| [url:] p. 180-195.


Untitled document with known author:

Miner, Allyn: “[untitled]”, Asian Music 22 1 |1990-10-1| [doi: 10.2307/834295. url:] p. 150-153.



Pejrolo, Andrea: The Origins of Modal Jazz in the Music of Miles Davis: A Complete Transcription and a Linear/harmonic Analysis of Ascenseur Pour L’Échafaud (Lift to the Scaffold)-1957, PhD Thesis, New York University, School of Education |2001|.






Patte, François: Rythmes et algorithmes (Ms.) [url:].


Anonymous article:

Anon.: “Errata: Minyo in Korea: Songs of the People and Songs for the People”, Asian Music 31 1 |1999-10-1| [doi: 10.2307/834277. url:].


Book with ISBN:

Strutt, John William: The Theory of Sound, Cambridge University Press |2011-8-25| [ISBN: 9781108032216].


Audio recording (Type = CD, Label = 7567-82733-2):

Anùna: Anùna, CD 1/2, 7567-82733-2 |1993|.



Citations dans le texte / Citations inside the text:

Complete disambiguation (+ NAME, +FORENAME, +DATE)

[<Name>, <Year>, <“v.” volume number>, “p.”“nnbs”<page numbers in full format>]


Exemples / Examples:

  • Book: [Garfias, 1975, p. 54-56]
  • Book part: [Padova & Herlinger, 1987, v. 3, p. xx-yy]
  • Book with re-edition: [you cite either the original or the re-edition]
  • Article: [Powers et al., 2001, p. 775-811]
  • Article on the internet: [Picard, 2005]

If the same reference is cited more than once, the shortened citation must be used again. Do not forget to mention the page numbers at the end of your shortened quotation. Use single inverted commas, ‘…’, for quotes within quotes. Commas, periods and spaces: after each comma or a period there should be one blank space; please do not use ibid., op. cit., loc. cit., idem., but cite the reference in its shortened form. Cross-references to page numbers within the text should limited to a necessary minimum. If a page reference is unavoidable it should be inserted in the typescript with the page number indicated as “O” (see p. O).


Feuille de style de translittération – de style / Available transliteration or style sheets


Liste complète des abbréviations / Complete Abbr. list (New Grove)


19CM 19th Century Music
ACAB American Composers Alliance Bulletin
AcM Acta musicologica
ADB Allgemeine deutsche Biographie (Leipzig, 1875-1912)
AdlerHM G. Adler, ed.: Handbuch der Musikgeschichte (Frankfurt, 1924, 2/1930/R)
AfM African Music
AH Analecta hymnica medii aevi
AllacciD L. Allacci: Drammaturgia
AllenH W. C. Allen: Hendersonia: the Music of Fletcher Henderson and his Musicians: a Bio-discography (Highland Park, NJ, 1973)
AM Antiphonale monasticum pro diurnis horis (Tournai, 1934)
AmbrosGM A.W. Ambros: Geschichte der Musik (Leipzig, 1862-82/R)
AMe Algemene muziekencyclopedie
AMeS Algemene muziekencyclopedie suppl.
AMf Archiv für Musikforschung
AMI L’arte musicale in Italia
AMMM Archivium musices metropolitanum mediolanense
AMP Antiquitates musicae in Polonia
AMw Archiv für Musikwissenschaft
AMZ Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung (1798-1848, 1863-5, 1866-82)
AMz Allgemeine (deutsche) Musik-Zeitung/Musikzeitung (1874-1943)
ANB American National Biography Online (
Anderson2 E.R. Anderson: Contemporary American Composers: a Biographical Dictionary
AnM Anuario musical
AnMc Analecta musicologica
AnnM Annales musicologiques
AnthonyFB J.R. Anthony: French Baroque Music from Beaujoyeulx to Rameau (London, 1973, 3/1997)
AntMI Antiquae musicae italicae
AÖAW Anzeiger der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, philosophisch-historische Klasse (1948-)
ApelG W. Apel: Geschichte der Orgel- und Klaviermusik bis 1700 (Kassel, 1967; Eng. trans., rev., 1972)
AR Antiphonale sacrosanctae romanae ecclesiae pro diurnis horis (Paris, Tournai and Rome, 1949)
ARJS Annual Review of Jazz Studies
ARSCJ Association for Recorded Sound Collections Journal
AS W.H. Frere, ed.: Antiphonale sarisburiense (London, 1901-25/R)
AshbeeR A. Ashbee: Records of English Court Music (Snodland/Aldershot, 1986-95)
AsM Asian Music
AudaM A. Auda: La musique et les musiciens de l’ancien pays de Liège
AusDB Australian Dictionary of Biography (Melbourne, 1966-96)
Baker5[–9] Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 1958–2001
BalliettA (1986) W. Balliett: American Musicians: Fifty-six Portraits in Jazz (New York, and Oxford, England, 1986)
BalliettA (1996) W. Balliett: American Musicians II: Seventy-two Portraits in Jazz (New York, and Oxford, England, 1996)
BAMS Bulletin of the American Musicological Society
BDA A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers & Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 (Carbondale, IL, 1973-93)
BDECM A. Ashbee and D. Lasocki, eds.: A Biographical Dictionary of English Court Musicians, 1485-1714 (Aldershot, 1998)
BDRSC A. Ho and D. Feofanov, eds.: Biographical Dictionary of Russian/Soviet Composers
BeckEP J.H. Beck: Encyclopedia of Percussion
BeJb Beethoven-Jahrbuch
BenoitMC M. Benoit: Musiques de cour: chapelle, chambre, écurie, 1661-1733 (Paris, 1971)
BenzingB J. Benzing: Die Buchdrucker des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts (Wiesbaden, 1963, 2/1982)
BerliozM H. Berlioz: Mémoires (Paris, 1870; ed. and trans. D. Cairns, 1969, 2/1970); ed. P. Citron (Paris, 1969, 2/1991)
BertolottiM A. Bertolotti: Musici alla corte dei Gonzaga in Mantova dal secolo XV al XVIII (Milan, 1890/R)
BHcF Bulletin du Hot Club de France
BicknellH S. Bicknell: The History of the English Organ (Cambridge, 1996)
BJb Bach-Jahrbuch
BladesPI J. Blades: Percussion Instruments and their History (London, 1970, 2/1974)
BlumeEK F. Blume: Die evangelische Kirchenmusik (Potsdam, 1931-4/R, enlarged 2/1965 as Geschichte der evangelischen Kirchenmusik; Eng. trans., enlarged, 1974, as Protestant Church Music: a History)
BMB Bibliotheca musica bononiensis (Bologna, 1967-)
BMw Beiträge zur Musikwissenschaft
BNB Biographie nationale [belge] (Brussels, 1866-1986)
BoalchM D.H. Boalch: Makers of the Harpsichord and Clavichord 1440 to 1840
BoetticherOL W. Boetticher: Orlando di Lasso und seine Zeit (Kassel, 1958)
BoetticherOL W. Boetticher: Orlando di Lasso und seine Zeit (Kassel, 1958)
BooneT O. Boone: Les tambours du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi (Tervuren, 1951)
BooneX O. Boone: Les xylophones du Congo belge (Tervuren, 1936)
BoydenH D.D. Boyden: A History of Violin Playing from its Origins to 1761 (London, 1965)
BPM Black Perspective in Music
BrenetC M. Brenet: Les concerts en France sous l’ancien régime (Paris, 1900/R)
BrenetM M. Brenet: Les musiciens de la Sainte-Chapelle du Palais (Paris, 1910/R)
BrookB B.S. Brook, ed.: The Breitkopf Thematic Catalogue, 1762-1787 (New York, 1966)
BrookSF B.S. Brook: La symphonie française dans la seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle (Paris, 1962)
BrownI H.M. Brown: Instrumental Music Printed Before 1600: a Bibliography (Cambridge, MA, 1965)
Brown-Stratton BMB J.D. Brown and S.S. Stratton: British MusicalBiography
BSIM Bulletin français de la S.I.M. [also Mercure musical and other titles]
BUCEM E.B. Schnapper, ed.: British Union-Catalogue of Early Music (London, 1957)
BurneyFI C. Burney: The Present State of Music in France and Italy (London, 1771, 2/1773)
BurneyGN C. Burney: The Present State of Music in Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Provinces (London, 1773, 2/1775)
BurneyH C. Burney: A General History of Music from the Earliest Ages to the Present Period (London, 1776-89); ed. F. Mercer (London, 1935/R) [p. nos. refer to this edn]
BWQ Brass and Woodwind Quarterly
CaffiS F. Caffi: Storia della musica sacra nella già cappella ducale di San Marco in Venezia dal 1318 al 1797 (Venice, 1854-5/R); ed. E. Surian (Florence, 1987)
CaM Catalogus musicus (Kassel, 1963-)
CampbellGC M. Campbell: The Great Cellists
CampbellGV M. Campbell: The Great Violinists
CAO Corpus antiphonalium officii (Rome, 1963-79)
CarrJ I. Carr, D. Fairweather, and B. Priestley: Jazz: the Rough Guide (London, 1995, rev. and enlarged 2/2000)
CBY Current Biography Yearbook (1955-)
CC B. Morton and P. Collins, eds.: Contemporary Composers
CeBeDeM directory CeBeDeM et ses compositeurs affiliés, ed. D. von Volborth-Danys (Brussels, 1977-80)
CEKM Corpus of Early Keyboard Music
CEMF Corpus of Early Music (in Facsimile) (Brussels, 1970-72)
ChartersJ S. B. Charters: Jazz: New Orleans, 1885-1957: an Index to the Negro Musicians of New Orleans (Belleville, NJ, 1958, rev. 2/1963/R1983 as Jazz: New Orleans, 1885-1963: an Index to the Negro Musicians of New Orleans)
ChiltonB J. Chilton: Who’s Who of British Jazz (London and New York, 1997)
ChiltonW J. Chilton: Who’s Who of Jazz: Storyville to Swing Street (London, 1970, rev. and enlarged 4/1985)
CHM Collectanea historiae musicae (1953-66)
Choron-FayolleD A.-E. Choron and F.J.M. Fayolle: Dictionnaire historique des musiciens
CI Crescendo International
CK Contemporary Keyboard
ClinkscaleMP M.N. Clinkscale: Makers of the Piano
CM Le choeur des muses
CMc Current Musicology
CMI I classici musicali italiani (Milan, 1941-56)
CMM Corpus mensurabilis musicae
ČMm Časopis Moravského musea [muzea, 1977-]
CMR Contemporary Music Review
CMz Cercetări de muzicologie
CohenE A.I. Cohen: International Encyclopedia of Women Composers
CohenWE Y.W. Cohen: Werden und Entwicklung der Musik in Israel (Kassel, 1976)
COJ Cambridge Opera Journal
ConnorBG D. R. Connor: BG off the Record: a Bio-discography of Benny Goodman (Fairless Hills, PA, 1958, rev. and enlarged [4]/1988 as Benny Goodman: Listen to his Legacy, addns and corrections, 1996, as Benny Goodman: Wrappin’ it up)
CooverMA J.B. Coover: Music at Auction: Puttick and Simpson (Warren, MI, 1988)
CoussemakerS C.-E.-H. de Coussemaker: Scriptorum de musica medii aevi nova series (Paris, 1864-76/R, 2/1908, ed. U. Moser)
CroceN B. Croce: I teatri di Napoli (Naples, 1891/R, 5/1966)
ČSHS Československy hudební slovník
CSM Corpus scriptorum de musica (Rome, later Stuttgart, 1950-)
CSPD Calendar of State Papers (Domestic) (London, 1856-1972)
Cw Das Chorwerk
DAB Dictionary of American Biography (New York, 1928-37, suppls., 1944-)
DAM Dansk aarbog for musikforskning
Day-Murrie ESB C.L. Day and E.B. Murrie: English Song-Books (London, 1940)
DB Down Beat
DBF Dictionnaire de biographie française (Paris, 1933-)
DBI Dizionario biografico degli italiani (Rome, 1960-)
DBL Dansk biografisk leksikon (Copenhagen, 1887-1905)
DBL2 Dansk biografisk leksikon (Copenhagen, 2/1933-45)
DBL3 Dansk biografisk leksikon (Copenhagen, 3/1979-84)
DBNM Darmstädter Beiträge zur neuen Musik
DBP E. Vieira, ed.: Diccionário biográphico de musicos portuguezes (Lisbon, 1900)
DČHP Dějiny české hudby v příkladech (Prague, 1958)
DDT Denkmäler deutscher Tonkunst
DEMF A. Devriès and F. Lesure: Dictionnaire des éditeurs de musique français
DEUMM Dizionario enciclopedico universale della musica e dei musicisti
DeutschMPN O.E. Deutsch: Music Publishers’ Numbers (London, 1946)
DF Discographical Forum
DHM Documenta historica musicae
Dichter-ShapiroSM H. Dichter and E. Shapiro: Early American Sheet Music
DJbM Deutsches Jahrbuch der Musikwissenschaft
DlabacžKL G.J. Dlabacž: Allgemeines historisches Künstler-Lexikon
DM Documenta musicologica (Kassel, 1951-)
DMt Dansk musiktidsskrift
DMV Drammaturgia musicale veneta (Milan, 1983-)
DNB Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 1885-1901, suppls., 1901-96)
DoddI G. Dodd, ed.: Thematic Index of Music for Viols (London, 1980-)
DTB Denkmäler der Tonkunst in Bayern
DTÖ Denkmäler der Tonkunst in Österreich
DugganIMI M.K. Duggan: Italian Music Incunabula: Printers and Type (Berkeley, 1991)
DVLG Deutsche Vierteljahrsschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Geistesgeschichte (1923-)
ECCS The Eighteenth-Century Continuo Sonata
ECFC The Eighteenth-Century French Cantata
EDM Das Erbe deutscher Musik
EECM Early English Church Music
EG Etudes grégoriennes
EI The Encyclopaedia of Islam (Leiden, 1928-38, 2/1960-)
EinsteinIM A. Einstein: The Italian Madrigal (Princeton, NJ, 1949/R)
EIT Yezhegodnik imperatorskikh teatrov
EitnerQ R. Eitner: Biographisch-bibliographisches Quellen-Lexikon
EitnerS R. Eitner: Bibliographie der Musik-Sammelwerke des XVI. und XVII. Jahrhunderts (Berlin, 1877/R)
EKM Early Keyboard Music
EL The English School of Lutenist Songwriters, rev. as The English Lute-Songs
EM The English Madrigal School, rev. as The English Madrigalists
EMc Early Music
EMC1 Encyclopedia of Music in Canada (Toronto, 1981)
EMC2 Encyclopedia of Music in Canada (Toronto, 2/1992)
EMDC A. Lavignac and L. de La Laurencie, eds.: Encyclopédie de la musique et dictionnaire du Conservatoire
EMH Early Music History
EMN Exempla musica neerlandica
EMS see EM
EMuz Encyklopedia muzyczne
ERO Early Romantic Opera
ES English Song 1600-1675 (New York, 1986-9)
ES Enciclopedia dello spettacolo
EthM Ethnomusicology
EthM Newsletter Ethno[-]musicology Newsletter
EwenD D. Ewen: American Composers: a Biographical Dictionary
FAM Fontes artis musicae
FasquelleE Encyclopédie de la musique
FCVR Florilège du concert vocal de la Renaissance
Feather ’60s L. Feather: The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Sixties (New York, 1966/R1986)
FeatherE L. Feather: The Encyclopedia of Jazz (New York, 1955, rev. and enlarged 2/1960/R1984)
Feather-Gitler ’70s L. Feather and I. Gitler: The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Seventies (New York, 1976/R1987)
Feather-Gitler BEJ L. Feather and I. Gitler: The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (New York, and Oxford, England, 1999)
FellererG K.G. Fellerer: Geschichte der katholischen Kirchenmusik (Düsseldorf, 1939, enlarged 2/1949; Eng. trans., 1961/R)
FellererP K.G. Fellerer: Der Palestrinastil und seine Bedeutung in der vokalen Kirchenmusik des 18. Jahrhunderts (Augsburg, 1929/R)
FenlonMM I. Fenlon: Music and Patronage in Sixteenth-Century Mantua (Cambridge, 1980-82)
FétisB F.-J. Fétis: Biographie universelle des musiciens
FétisBS F.-J. Fétis: Biographie universelle des musiciens suppl.
FisherMP W.A. Fisher: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Music Publishing in the United States (Boston, 1933)
FiskeETM R. Fiske: English Theatre Music in the Eighteenth Century (London, 1973, 2/1986)
FlorimoN F. Florimo: La scuola musicale di Napoli e i suoi conservatorii (Naples, 1880-83/R)
Fn Footnote
FO French Opera in the 17th and 18th Centuries (New York, 1983-)
FortuneISS N. Fortune: Italian Secular Song from 1600 to 1635: the Origins and Development of Accompanied Monody (diss., U. of Cambridge, 1954)
Friedlaender DL M. Friedlaender: Das deutsche Lied im 18. Jahrhundert (Stuttgart and Berlin, 1902/R)
FriedwaldB W. Friedwald: A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers (New York, 2010)
FrotscherG G. Frotscher: Geschichte des Orgelspiels und der Orgelkomposition (Berlin, 1935-6/R, music suppl. 1966)
FuldWFM J.J. Fuld: The Book of World-Famous Music
FullerPG S. Fuller: The Pandora Guide to Women Composers: Britain and the United States (1629 – Present)
FürstenauG M. Fürstenau: Zur Geschichte der Musik und des Theaters am Hofe zu Dresden (Dresden, 1861-2/R)
GänzlBMT K. Gänzl: The British Musical Theatre (London, 1986)
GänzlEMT K. Gänzl and A. Lamb: Encyclopedia of Musical Theatre
GaspariC G. Gaspari: Catalogo della Biblioteca del Liceo musicale di Bologna, i-iv (Bologna, 1890-1905/R); v, ed. U. Sesini (Bologna, 1943/R)
GerberL E.L. Gerber: Historisch-biographisches Lexikon der Tonkünstler
GerberNL E.L. Gerber: Neues historisch-biographisches Lexikon der Tonkünstler
GerbertS M. Gerbert: Scriptores ecclesiastici de musica sacra potissimum (St Blasien, 1784/R, 3/1931)
GEWM The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
GfMKB Gesellschaft für Musikforschung: Kongress-Bericht [1950-]
GiacomoC S. di Giacomo: I quattro antichi conservatorii musicali di Napoli (Milan, 1924-8)
GLMT Greek and Latin Music Theory (Lincoln, NE, 1984-)
GMB Geschichte der Musik in Beispielen
GMM Gazzetta musicale di Milano
GOB German Opera 1770-1800, ed. T. Bauman (New York, 1985-6)
GöhlerV A. Göhler: Verzeichnis der in den Frankfurter und Leipziger Messkatalogen der Jahre 1564 bis 1759 angezeigten Musikalien (Leipzig, 1902/R)
GoldJL R. S. Gold: A Jazz Lexicon: an A-Z Dictionary of Jazz Terms (New York, 1964, rev. 2/1975 as Jazz Talk)
GoovaertsH A. Goovaerts: Histoire et bibliographie de la typographie musicale dans les Pays-Bas (Antwerp, 1880/R)
GP Guitar Player
GR Graduale sacrosanctae romanae ecclesiae (Tournai, 1938)
GrayF J. Gray: Fire Music: a Bibliography of the New Jazz, 1959-1990 (New York, 1991)
Grove1[-5] G. Grove, ed.: A Dictionary of Music and Musicians
Grove6 The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
Grove7 S. Sadie and J. Tyrell, eds.: The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2/London, 2001)
GroveA The New Grove Dictionary of American Music
GroveI The New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments
GroveJ The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz
GroveJ2 The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (2/2002)
GroveJapan The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Jap. trans.
GroveO The New Grove Dictionary of Opera
GroveW The New Grove Dictionary of Women Composers
GS W.H. Frere, ed.: Graduale sarisburiense (London, 1894/R)
GSJ Galpin Society Journal
GSL K.J. Kutsch and L. Riemann: Grosses Sängerlexikon
GV R. Celletti: Le grandi voci: dizionario critico-biografico dei cantanti
HAM Historical Anthology of Music
HarrisonMMB F.Ll. Harrison: Music in Medieval Britain (London, 1958, 4/1980)
HawkinsH J. Hawkins: A General History of the Science and Practice of Music (London, 1776)
HBSJ Historical Brass Society Journal
HDM W. Apel: Harvard Dictionary of Music
HiFi High Fidelity
HiFi/MusAm High Fidelity/Musical America Edition
HJb Händel-Jahrbuch
HJbMw Hamburger Jahrbuch für Musikwissenschaft
HM Hortus musicus
HMC Historical Manuscripts Commission [Publications]
HMT Handwörterbuch der musikalischen Terminologie
HMw Handbuch der Musikwissenschaft (Potsdam, 1927-34)
HMYB Hinrichsen’s Musical Year Book
HoneggerD M. Honegger: Dictionnaire de la musique
HopkinsonD C. Hopkinson: A Dictionary of Parisian Music Publishers 1700-1950
Hopkins-RimbaultO E.J. Hopkins and E.F. Rimbault: The Organ: its History and Construction (London, 1855, 3/1887/R)
HPM Harvard Publications in Music
HR Hudební revue
HRo Hudební rozhledy
Humphries-SmithMP C. Humphries and W.C. Smith: Music Publishing in the British Isles
HV Hudební věda
IAJRCJ International Association of Jazz Record Collectors Journal
ICSC The Italian Cantata in the Seventeenth Century (New York, 1985-6)
IIM Italian Instrumental Music of the Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries
IIM Izvestiya na Instituta za muzika
IM International Musician
IMa Instituta et monumenta
IMi Istituzioni e monumenti dell’arte musicale italiana (Milan, 1931-9, new ser., 1956-64)
IMSCR International Musicological Society: Congress Report [1930-]
IMusSCR International Musical Society: Congress Report [II-IV, 1906-11]
IO The Italian Oratorio 1650-1800
IOB Italian Opera 1640-1770, ed. H.M. Brown
IOG Italian Opera 1810-1840, ed. P. Gossett
IRASM International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music
IRMAS International Review of Music Aesthetics and Sociology
IRMO S.L. Ginzburg: Istoriya russkoy muzïki v notnïkh obraztsakh (Leningrad, 1940-52, 2/1968-70)
ISS Italian Secular Song 1606-1636 (New York, 1986)
IZ Instrumentenbau-Zeitschrift
JAMIS Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society
JAMS Journal of the American Musicological Society
JASA Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
JazzM Jazz Monthly
J&B Jazz & Blues
JB Jazz Beat
JBIOS Journal of the British Institute of Organ Studies
JbLH Jahrbuch für Liturgik und Hymnologie
JbMP Jahrbuch der Musikbibliothek Peters
JbO Jahrbuch für Opernforschung
JbSIM Jahrbuch des Staatlichen Instituts für Musikforschung Preussischer Kulturbesitz
JCAS Journal of the Catgut Acoustical Society
JEFDSS Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society
Jf Jazzforschung/Jazz Research
JF [intl edn] Jazz Forum [international edition]
JF [Pol. Edn] Jazz Forum [Polish edition]
JFSS Journal of the Folk-Song Society
Jh Jazz hot, Jazz-hot
JIFMC Journal of the International Folk Music Council
JJ Jazz Journal
JJI Jazz Journal International
JJS Journal of Jazz Studies
JLSA Journal of the Lute Society of America
Jm Jazz magazine (Paris)
JM Journal of Musicology
JMR Journal of Musicological Research
JMT Journal of Music Theory
JoãoIL [João IV:] Primeira parte do index da livraria de musica do muyto alto, e poderoso Rey Dom João o IV. nosso senhor (Lisbon, 1649); ed. J. de Vasconcellos (Oporto, 1874-6)
JohanssonFMP C. Johansson: French Music Publishers’ Catalogues (Stockholm, 1955)
JohanssonH C. Johansson: J.J. & B. Hummel: Music Publishing and Thematic Catalogues (Stockholm, 1972)
J&P Jazz and Pop
JP Jazz-Podium
J.-P. Migne (Paris, 1844-64)
JPMMS Journal of the Plainsong and Mediaeval Music Society
JR Jazz Review
JRBM Journal of Renaissance and Baroque Music
JRMA Journal of the Royal Musical Association
JRME Journal of Research in Music Education
JSAM Journal of the Society for American Music
JSN Jazz Spotlite News
JT Jazz Times (Washington, 1980-)
JVdGSA Journal of the Viola da Gamba Society of America
JVNM see Bouwsteenen: JVNM
KdG Komponisten der Gegenwart, ed. H.-W. Heister and W.-W. Sparrer
KermanEM J. Kerman: The Elizabethan Madrigal: a Comparative Study (New York, 1962)
KidsonBMP F. Kidson: British Music Publishers, Printers and Engravers
KingMP A.H. King: Four Hundred Years of Music Printing (London, 1964)
KirbyMISA P.R. Kirby: The Musical Instruments of the Native Races of South Africa (London, 1934, 2/1965)
KJb Kirchenmusikalisches Jahrbuch
KM Kwartalnik muzyczny
KöchelKHM L. von Köchel: Die kaiserliche Hof-Musikkapelle in Wien von 1543 bis 1867 (Vienna, 1869/R)
KretzschmarG H. Kretzschmar: Geschichte des neuen deutschen Liedes (Leipzig, 1911/R)
KrummelEMP D.W. Krummel: English Music Printing (London, 1975)
LaborD Diccionario de la música Labor
La BordeE J.-B. de La Borde: Essai sur la musique ancienne et moderne D
LabordeMP L.E.S.J. de Laborde: Musiciens de Paris, 1535-1792
LafontaineKM H.C. de Lafontaine: The King’s Musick (London, 1909/R)
La LaurencieEF L. de La Laurencie: L’école française de violon de Lully à Viotti (Paris, 1922-4/R)
LAMR Latin American Music Review
LaMusicaD La musica: dizionario
LaMusicaE La musica: enciclopedia storica
LangwillI7 see Waterhouse-LangwillI
LaurentyA J.S. Laurenty: Systématique des aerophones de l’Afrique centrale (Tervuren, 1974)
LaurentyC J.S. Laurenty: Les chordophones du Congo belge et du Ruanda Urundi (Tervuren, 1960)
LaurentyS J.S. Laurenty: Les sanza du Congo (Tervuren, 1962)
LaurentyTF J.S. Laurenty: Les tambours à fente de l’Afrique centrale (Tervuren, 1968)
LedeburTLB C. von Ledebur: Tonkünstler-Lexicon Berlin’s (Berlin, 1861/R)
Le HurayMR P. Le Huray: Music and the Reformation in England, 1549-1660 (London, 1967, 2/1978)
LipowskyBL F.J. Lipowsky: Baierisches Musik-Lexikon
LM Lucrări de muzicologie
LockwoodMRF L. Lockwood: Music in Renaissance Ferrara (Oxford, 1984)
LoewenbergA A. Loewenberg: Annals of Opera, 1597-1940
LPS The London Pianoforte School 1766-1860
LS The London Stage, 1660-1800 (Carbondale, IL, 1960-68)
LSJ Lute Society Journal
LU Liber usualis missae et officii pro dominicis et festis duplicibus cum cantu gregoriano (Solesmes, 1896, and later edns incl. Tournai, 1963)
LütgendorffGL W.L. von Lütgendorff: Die Geigen- und Lauten-macher vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart
LZMÖ Lexikon zeitgenössischer Musik aus Österreich (Vienna, 1997)
MA Musical Antiquary
MAB Musica antiqua bohemica
MAk Muzïkal ′naya akademiya
MAM Musik alter Meister
MAMF Maîtres anciens de la musique française
MAMS Monumenta artis musicae Sloveniae
MAn Music Analysis
MAP Musica antiqua polonica
MAS Musical Antiquarian Society [Publications]
MatthesonGEP J. Mattheson: Grundlage einer Ehren-Pforte (Hamburg, 1740); ed. Max Schneider (Berlin, 1910/R)
MB Musica britannica
MC Musica da camera
McCarthyB A. McCarthy: Big Band Jazz (London, 1974)
McCarthyJR A. McCarthy: Jazz on Record (London, 1968)
MCL H. Mendel and A. Reissmann, eds.: Musikalisches Conversations-Lexikon (Berlin, 1870-80, 3/1890-91/R)
MD Musica disciplina
ME Muzïkal ′naya entsiklopediya
MEJ Music Educators Journal
MEM Mestres de l’Escolanía de Montserrat
MersenneHU M. Mersenne: Harmonie universelle
MeyerECM E.H. Meyer: English Chamber Music (London, 1946/R, rev. 3/1982 with D. Poulton as Early English Chamber Music)
MeyerMS E.H. Meyer: Die mehrstimmige Spielmusik des 17. Jahrhunderts (Kassel, 1934)
MF Music in Facsimile (New York, 1983-91)
Mf Die Musikforschung
MG Musik und Gesellschaft
MGG1 Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart
MGG2 Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart
MGH Monumenta Germaniae historica
MH Música hispana
MischiatiI O. Mischiati: Indici, cataloghi e avvisi degli editori e librai musicali italiani (Florence, 1984)
MISM Mitteilungen der Internationalen Stiftung Mozarteum
MJb Mozart-Jahrbuch [Salzburg, 1950-]
ML Music & Letters
MLE Music for London Entertainment 1660-1800
MLMI Monumenta lyrica medii aevi italica
MM Modern Music
MMA Miscellanea musicologica [Australia]
MMB Monumenta musicae byzantinae
MMBel Monumenta musicae belgicae
MMC Miscellanea musicologica [Czechoslovakia]
MME Monumentos de la música española
MMFTR Monuments de la musique française au temps de la Renaissance
MMg Monatshefte für Musikgeschichte
MMI Monumenti di musica italiana
MMMA Monumenta monodica medii aevi
MMN Monumenta musica neerlandica
MMP Monumenta musicae in Polonia
MMR Monthly Musical Record
MMRF Les maîtres musiciens de la Renaissance française
MMS Monumenta musicae svecicae
MNAN Music of the New American Nation
MO Musical Opinion
MooserA R.-A. Mooser: Annales de la musique et des musiciens en Russie au XVIIIme siècle
MoserGV A. Moser: Geschichte des Violinspiels (Berlin, 1923, rev. 2/1966-7 by H.J. Nösselt)
MQ Musical Quarterly
MR Music Review
MRM Monuments of Renaissance Music
MRS Musiche rinascimentali siciliane
MS Muzïkal ′nïy sovremennik
MSD Musicological Studies and Documents
MT Musical Times
MusAm Musical America
MVH Musica viva historica
MVSSP Musiche vocali e strumentali sacre e profane
Mw Das Musikwerk
MZ Muzikološki zbornik
NA Note d’archivio per la storia musicale
NBeJb Neues Beethoven-Jahrbuch
NBL Norsk biografisk leksikon (Oslo, 1923-83)
NDB Neue deutsche Biographie (Berlin, 1953-)
Neighbour-TysonPN O.W. Neighbour and A. Tyson: English Music Publishers’ Plate Numbers (London, 1965)
NericiS L. Nerici: Storia della musica in Lucca (Lucca, 1879/R)
NewcombMF A. Newcomb: The Madrigal at Ferrara, 1579-1597 (Princeton, NJ, 1980)
NewmanSBE W.S. Newman: The Sonata in the Baroque Era (Chapel Hill, NC, 1959, 4/1983)
NewmanSCE W.S. Newman: The Sonata in the Classic Era (Chapel Hill, NC, 1963, 3/1983)
NewmanSSB W.S. Newman: The Sonata since Beethoven (Chapel Hill, NC, 1969, 3/1983)
NicollH A. Nicoll: The History of English Drama, 1660-1900 (Cambridge, 1952-9)
NM Nagels Musik-Archiv
NMÅ Norsk musikkgranskning årbok
NNBW Nieuw Nederlandsch biografisch woordenboek (Leiden, 1911-37)
NÖB Neue österreichische Biographie (Vienna, 1923-35)
NOHM The New Oxford History of Music (Oxford, 1954-90)
NRMI Nuova rivista musicale italiana
NZM Neue Zeitschrift für Musik
OHM The Oxford History of Music (Oxford, 1901-5, 2/1929-38)
OM Opus musicum
ÖMz Österreichische Musikzeitschrift
ON Opera News
OQ Opera Quarterly
OW Opernwelt
PalMus Paléographie musicale
PAMS Papers of the American Musicological Society
PÄMw Publikation älterer praktischer und theoretischer Musikwerke
PazdírekH B. Pazdírek: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur aller Zeiten und Völker (Vienna, 1904-10/R)
PBC Publicaciones del departamento de música
PEM C. Dahlhaus and S. Döhring, eds.: Pipers Enzyklopädie des Musiktheaters (Munich and Zürich, 1986-97)
PG Patrologiae cursus completus, ii: Series graeca, ed. J.-P. Migne (Paris, 1857-1912)
PGfM see PÄMw
PierreH C. Pierre: Histoire du Concert spirituel 1725-1790 (Paris, 1975)
PIISM Pubblicazioni dell’Istituto italiano per la storia della musica
PirroHM A. Pirro: Histoire de la musique de la fin du XIVe
PirrottaDO N. Pirrotta and E. Povoledo: Li due Orfei: da Poliziano a Monteverdi (Turin, 1969, enlarged 2/1975; Eng. trans., 1982, as Music and Theatre from Poliziano to Monteverdi)
PitoniN G.O. Pitoni: Notitia de contrapuntisti e de compositori di musica (MS, c1725, I-Rvat C.G.I/1-2); ed. C. Ruini (Florence, 1988)
Pj Le point du jazz
PL Patrologiae cursus completus, i: Series latina, ed.
PM Portugaliae musica
PMA Proceedings of the Musical Association
PMFC Polyphonic Music of the Fourteenth Century
PMM Plainsong and Medieval Music
PNM Perspectives of New Music
PraetoriusSM M. Praetorius: Syntagma musicum, i (Wittenberg and Wolfenbüttel, 1614-15, 2/1615/R); ii (Wolfenbüttel, 1618, 2/1619/R; Eng. trans., 1986, 2/1991); iii (Wolfenbüttel, 1618, 2/1619/R)
PraetoriusTI M. Praetorius: Theatrum instrumentorum [pt ii/2 of PraetoriusSM]
PRM Polski rocznik muzykologiczny
PRMA Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association
Przywecka-SameckaDM M. Przywecka-Samecka: Drukarstwo muzyczne w Polsce do końca XVIII wieku (Kraków, 1969)
PSB Polskich słownik biograficzny (Kraków, 1935)
PSFM Publications [Société française de musicologie]
Quaderni della RAM Quaderni della Rassegna musicale
Rad JAZU Rad Jugoslavenske akademije znanosti i umjetnosti
RaM Rassegna musicale
RBM Revue belge de musicologie
RdM Revue de musicologie
RdMc Revista de musicología
ReclamsJ C. Bohländer and K. H. Holler: Reclams Jazzführer (Stuttgart, Germany, 1970, rev. and enlarged 2/1977)
ReeseMMA G. Reese: Music in the Middle Ages (New York, 1940)
ReeseMR G. Reese: Music in the Renaissance (New York, 1954, 2/1959)
RefardtHBM E. Refardt: Historisch-biographisches Musikerlexikon der Schweiz
ReM Revue musicale
RFS Romantic French Song 1830-1870
RGMP Revue et gazette musicale de Paris
RHCM Revue d’histoire et de critique musicales
RicciTB C. Ricci: I teatri di Bologna nei secoli XVII e XVIII: storia aneddotica (Bologna, 1888/R)
RicordiE C. Sartori and R. Allorto: Enciclopedia della musica
RiemannG H. Riemann: Geschichte der Musiktheorie im IX.-XIX. Jahrhundert (Berlin, 2/1921/R; Eng. trans. of pts i-ii, 1962/R, and pt iii, 1977)
RiemannL11 Hugo Riemanns Musiklexikon (11/1929)
RiemannL12 Hugo Riemanns Musiklexikon (12/1959-75)
RIM Rivista italiana di musicologia
RIMS Rivista internazionale di musica sacra
RM Ruch muzyczny
RMARC R.M.A. [Royal Musical Association] Research Chronicle
RMC Revista musical chilena
RMF Renaissance Music in Facsimile (New York, 1986-8)
RMFC Recherches sur la musique française classique
RMG Russkaya muzïkal ′naya gazeta
RMI Rivista musicale italiana
RMS Renaissance Manuscript Studies (Stuttgart, 1975-)
RN Renaissance News
RosaM C. de Rosa, Marchese di Villarosa: Memorie dei compositori di musica del regno di Napoli (Naples, 1840)
RRAM Recent Researches in American Music
RRMBE Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era
RRMCE Recent Researches in the Music of the Classical Era
RRMMA Recent Researches in the Music of the Middle Ages and Early Renaissance
RRMNETC Recent Researches in the Music of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
RRMR Recent Researches in the Music of the Renaissance
RS Rolling Stone
SachsH C. Sachs: The History of Musical Instruments (New York, 1940)
SainsburyD J.H. Sainsbury: A Dictionary of Musicians
SartoriB C. Sartori: Bibliografia della musica strumentale italiana stampata in Italia fino al 1700 (Florence, 1952-68)
SartoriD C. Sartori: Dizionario degli editori musicali italiani
SartoriL C. Sartori: I libretti italiani a stampa dalle origini al 1800 (Cuneo, 1990-94)
SBL Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (Stockholm, 1918-)
SCC The Sixteenth-Century Chanson
ScheringGIK A. Schering: Geschichte des Instrumental-Konzerts (Leipzig, 1905, 2/1927/R)
ScheringGO A. Schering: Geschichte des Oratoriums (Leipzig, 1911/R)
SchillingE G. Schilling: Encyclopädie der gesammten musikalischen Wissenschaften, oder Universal-Lexicon der Tonkunst
SČHK Slovník české hudební kultury (Prague, 1997)
SchmidlD C. Schmidl: Dizionario universale dei musicisti
SchmidlDS C. Schmidl: Dizionario universale dei musicisti suppl.
SchmitzG E. Schmitz: Geschichte der weltlichen Solokantate (Leipzig, 1914, 2/1955)
SchullerEJ G. Schuller: Early Jazz (New York, 1968/R)
SchullerSE G. Schuller: The Swing Era (New York, 1989)
SchwarzGM B. Schwarz: Great Masters of the Violin
SCISM Seventeenth-Century Italian Sacred Music
SCKM Seventeenth-Century Keyboard Music (New York, 1987-8)
SCMA Smith College Music Archives
SCMad Sixteenth-Century Madrigal
SCMot Sixteenth-Century Motet
SeegerL H. Seeger: Musiklexikon
SEM Series of Early Music [University of California]
SennMT W. Senn: Musik und Theater am Hof zu Innsbruck (Innsbruck, 1954)
SH Slovenská hudba
SheridanCB C. Sheridan: Count Basie: a Bio-discography (Westport, CT, and London, 1986)
siècle à la fin du XVIe (Paris, 1940)
SIMG Sammelbände der Internationalen Musik-Gesellschaft
SJ Swing Journal
SKM Sovetskiye kompozitorï i muzïkovedï (Moscow, 1978-89)
SL Second Line
SM see SMH
SMA Studies in Music [Australia]
SMC Studies in Music from the University of Western Ontario [Canada]
SMd Schweizerische Musikdenkmäler
SMH Studia musicologica Academiae scientiarum hungaricae
SmitherHO H. Smither: A History of the Oratorio (Chapel Hill, NC, 1977-)
SML Schweizer Musikerlexikon
SMM Summa musicae medii aevi
SMN Studia musicologica norvegica
SMP Słownik muzyków polskich
SMSC Solo Motets from the Seventeenth Century (New York, 1987-8)
SMw Studien zur Musikwissenschaft
SMz Schweizerische Musikzeitung/Revue musicale suisse
SOB Süddeutsche Orgelmeister des Barock
SOI L. Bianconi and G. Pestelli, eds.: Storia dell’opera italiana (Turin, 1987-; Eng. trans., 1998-)
SolertiMBD A. Solerti: Musica, ballo e drammatica alla corte medicea dal 1600 al 1637 (Florence, 1905/R)
SouthernB E. Southern: Biographical Dictionary of Afro-American and African Musicians
SovM Sovetskaya muzïka
SpataroC B.J. Blackburn, E.E. Lowinsky and C.A. Miller: A Correspondence of Renaissance Musicians (Oxford, 1991)
SPFFBU Sborník prací filosofické [filozofické] fakulty brněnské university [univerzity]
SpinkES I. Spink: English Song: Dowland to Purcell (London, 1974, repr. 1986 with corrections)
StevensonRB R. Stevenson: Renaissance and Baroque Musical Sources in the Americas (Washington DC, 1970)
Stevenson SCM R. Stevenson: Spanish Cathedral Music in the Golden Age (Berkeley, 1961/R)
StevensonSM R. Stevenson: Spanish Music in the Age of Columbus (The Hague, 1960/R)
StiegerO F. Stieger: Opernlexikon
STMf Svensk tidskrift för musikforskning
StrohmM R. Strohm: Music in Late Medieval Bruges (Oxford, 1985)
StrohmR R. Strohm: The Rise of European Music (Cambridge, 1993)
StrunkSR1 O. Strunk: Source Readings in Music History (New York, 1950/R)
StrunkSR2 O. Strunk: Source Readings in Music History (New York, rev. 2/1998 by L. Treitler)
SubiráHME J. Subirá: Historia de la música española ehispanoamericana
Sv Storyville
TCM Tudor Church Music
TCMS Three Centuries of Music in Score (New York, 1988-90)
Thompson1[-11] O. Thompson: The International Cyclopedia of Music and Musicians, 1st-11th edns
TM Thesauri musici
TraceyCSA H. Tracey: Catalogue of the Sound of Africa Series (Roodeport, 1973)
TSM Tesoro sacro musical
TuckerDE M. Tucker, ed.: The Duke Ellington Reader (New York, and Oxford, England, 1993)
TVNM Tijdschrift van de Vereniging voor Nederlandse muziekgeschiedenis [and earlier variants]
UVNM Uitgave van oudere Noord-Nederlandsche Meesterwerken
Vander StraetenMPB E. Vander Straeten: La musique aux Pays-Bas avantle XIXe siècle
VannesD R. Vannes, with A. Souris: Dictionnaire des musiciens (compositeurs)
VannesE R. Vannes: Essai d’un dictionnaire universel des luthiers
VintonD J. Vinton: Dictionary of Contemporary Music
VirdungMG S. Virdung: Musica getutscht (Basle, 1511/R)
VMw Vierteljahrsschrift für Musikwissenschaft
VogelB E. Vogel: Bibliothek der gedruckten weltlichen Vocalmusik Italiens, aus den Jahren 1500 bis 1700 (Berlin, 1892/R)
VV Village Voice
WalterG F. Walter: Geschichte des Theaters und der Musik am kurpfalzischen Hofe (Leipzig, 1898/R)
WaltherML J.G. Walther: Musicalisches Lexicon, oder Musicalische Bibliothec
Waterhouse-LangwillI W. Waterhouse: The New Langwill Index: a Dictionary of Musical Wind-Instrument Makers and Inventors
WDMP Wydawnictwo dawnej muzyki polskiej
WE The Wellesley Edition
WECIS Wellesley Edition Cantata Index Series (Wellesley, MA, 1964-72)
WeinmannWM A. Weinmann: Wiener Musikverleger und Musikalienhändler von Mozarts Zeit bis gegen 1860 (Vienna, 1956)
WickesIBJ, i J. Wickes: Innovations in British Jazz, i: 1900-1980 (Chelmsford, England, 1999)
WilliamsNH P. Williams: A New History of the Organ: from the Greeks to the Present Day (London, 1980)
WinterfeldEK C. von Winterfeld: Der evangelische Kirchengesang und sein Verhältniss zur Kunst des Tonsatzes (Leipzig, 1843-7/R)
WolfeMEP R.J. Wolfe: Early American Music Engraving and Printing (Urbana, IL, 1980)
WolfH J. Wolf: Handbuch der Notationskunde (Leipzig, 1913-19/R)
WurzbachL C. von Wurzbach: Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich (Vienna, 1856-91)
YIAMR Yearbook, Inter-American Institute for Musical Research, later Yearbook for Inter-American Musical Research
YIFMC Yearbook of the International Folk Music Council
YoungHI P.T. Young: 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments (London, 1993) [enlarged 2nd edn of Twenty Five Hundred Historical Woodwind Instruments (New York, 1982)]
YTM Yearbook for Traditional Music
ZahnM J. Zahn: Die Melodien der deutschen evangelischen Kirchenlieder (Gütersloh, 1889-93/R)
ZDADL Zeitschrift für deutsches Altertum und deutsche Literatur (1876-)
ZfM Zeitschrift für Musik
ŹHMP Źródła do historii muzyki polskiej
ZI Zeitschrift für Instrumentenbau
ZIMG Zeitschrift der Internationalen Musik-Gesellschaft
ZL Zenei lexikon
ZMw Zeitschrift für Musikwissenschaft
ZT Zenetudományi tanulmányok