restricted access Musical Information in a New Land: Immigrant Music Journals in the United States Part One: 1838–1930


Between 1838 and 2000, more than 100 music journals were published by and for immigrant communities in the United States. This corpus represents an unexplored documentary resource for the study of musical history of the United States, and for the understanding of identity in immigrant communities. An introductory article explores the genesis, content and significance of the immigrant musical press; an annotated bibliography concludes this paper.