Designed to show what research and writing skills can do for any musician, this unique single-source reference features a discussion of musical research, bibliographic tools, guides to print and electronic resources for research, specific research skills, discussion of the process of writing and editing a research paper on a musical topic, and analysis of an article from a musicological journal. The focus is on both music literature (books and writings about music) and music (scores, collected sets, thematic catalogues), and all lists of print or electronic resources always include areas like jazz, popular music, computer music, etc.
Musicological Research. Print Resources for Research about Music. Print Resources for Locating Music. Electronic Resources for Research (CD-ROM, Web sites, etc.). History of Notation, Publishing, and Printing. Planning a Paper. Writing the Paper. Format and Style. Sample Article and Discussion.