The Music Library now provides access to this addition to RIPM. The RIPM e-Library of Music Periodicals is a collection of rare full-text music journals not available together in one single library. It serves as a supplement to the RIPM Retrospective Index and the RIPM Online Archive.The first Installment consists of 25 searchable, Full-Text Music Journals (150,000 pages).
Periodicals deal with musical life in world capitals: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Lisbon, Madrid, Milan, New York, Prague, Paris, St. Petersburg and Warsaw. The collection also contains several monumental journals including Musical America until 1922, Le Guide musical (Brussels, 1855-1918), the Neue Berliner Musikzeitung (Berlin 1847-1896) and several early musicology periodicals. Future titles will include those focusing on instruments, genres, musicology's early periodicals, music education and jazz, with others combining both musical and non-musical content. New titles will be added on a regular basis.