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  • New Periodicals
  • Lindsay Hansen Brown

This semiannual column selectively lists new periodicals; describes their objectives, formats, and contents; and provides information special issues; title and format changes, mergers, and cessations. The following resources were frequently consulted when assembling this column: Music Periodicals Database (MPD;, Music Index (MI;, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, (RILM;, OCLC Worldcat and Ulrich's Periodical Directory (, and the Directory of Open Access Journals ( All Web sites were accessed on 20 March 2019 unless otherwise indicated.


Reviews, new titles, and publisher and title changes announced elsewhere in this column include additional comments about electronic access.

Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale [RILM] has added five titles to its RILM Music Encyclopedias: Domingo Prat's Diccionario biográfico – bibliográfico – histórico – crítico de guitarras (instrumentos afines), guitarristas (profesores – compositores – concertistas – lahudistas – amateurs), guitarreros (luthiers) – Danzas y cantos – terminología. Buenos Aires: Romero y Fernández, 1934.; Hortense Panum's The Stringed Instruments of the Middle Ages: Their Evolution and Development. Translated and edited by Jeffrey Pulver. London: William Reeves, [1939 or 1940]; Sibyl Marcuse's Musical Instruments: A Comprehensive Dictionary. New York: Doubleday, 1964; Curt Sachs' Real-Lexikon der Musikinstrumente, zugleich ein Polyglossar für das gesamte Instrumentengebiet. New York: Dover Publications, 1964; and Sibyl Marcuse's A Survey of Musical Instruments. New York: Harper & Row, 1975. RILM Music Encyclopedias has 54 titles in total as of January, 2019.

Retrospective Index to Music [RIPM] has launched Jazz Periodicals. The initial installment includes 103 American periodi cals originally published between 1914 and 2000: All-American Band Leaders (Spring-field, MA, 1942–1943); American Jazz Annual (New York, NY, 1956); American Jazz Monthly (Whitestone, NY, 1944–1945); ASCAP Jazz Notes (New York, NY, 1962–1965); Bandmagazine (New York, NY, 1939); Big Apple Jazz (New York, NY, 1977); Band Leaders (Mount Morris, IL, 1943–1946); Bandwagon (New York, NY, 1939); Band Leaders and Record Review (Mount Morris, IL, 1946–1947); Bandstand (New York, NY, 1939); Basin Street (New Orleans, LA, 1945–1946); Cadence (Redwood, NY, 1976–2000); Change (Detroit, MI, 1965–1966); Clef (Santa Monica, CA, 1946); Collegiate Swing (Lexington, VA, 1938); Climax (New Orleans, LA, 1955–1956); The Cat's Meow (Detroit, MI, 1938); The Capitol News from Hollywood (Hollywood, CA, 1943–1952); Christensen's Ragtime Review (Chicago, IL, 1914–1916); Christensen's Modern Music Monthly (Chicago, IL, 1934); Down Beat Music [Yearbook] (Chicago, IL, 1957–1963); Dance Band Album (Greenwich, CT, 1942); Down Beat (Chicago, IL, 1934–1963); Disc'ribe (Ann Arbor, MI, 1980–1982); Detroit Jazz (Detroit, MI, 1997–2000); Disc: The Record Magazine (Mount Morris, IL, 1946); Detroit Jazz Monthly (Detroit, MI, 1995–1997); Esquire's Jazz Book (Chicago, IL; [End Page 155] New York, NY, 1944–1947); Encyclopedia Yearbook of Jazz (New York, NY, 1956); Floy Floy (Chicago, IL, 1938); Good Diggin' (Portland, OR, 1947–1949); The Grackle (Brooklyn, NY, 1976–1979); GTJ and CR News (Los Angeles, CA, 1955–1961); Hip (Milwaukee, WI; McLean, VA, 1962–1971); HRS Society Rag (New York, NY, 1938–1941); Hollywood Note (Hollywood, CA, 1946); In the Groove (Camden, NJ, 1945–1949); Jazz [First Series] (Forest Hills Station, NY; New York, NY, 1942–1943); Jazz Club Bulletin (New Orleans, LA, 1950); Jazz Discounter (Evansville, IN, 1948–1951); Jazz Digest (Philadelphia, PA, 1956); Jazz-finder (New Orleans, LA, 1948–1949); Jazz Information (New York, NY, 1939–1941); Jam Session (New York, NY, 1941); Jazz: The Metronome Yearbook (New York, NY, 1950–1959); Jazz Magazine (Northport, NY, 1976–1980); Jazz Notes (Newark, NJ, 1942); Jazz [Second Series] (New York, NY, 1944–1945); Jazz Quarterly (Kingsville, TX; Chicago, IL, 1942–1944); Jazz: A Quarterly of American Music (Berkeley, CA, 1958–1960); The Jazz Record (New York, NY, 1943–1947); The Jazz Register (San Diego, CA, 1965); Jazz Report (Ventura, CA, 1960–1974); The Jazz Review (New York, NY, 1958–1961); Jazz Beat (Schenectady, NY, 1950); Jazz Today (New York, NY, 1956–1957); Jazzways (Cincinnati, OH; New York, NY, 1946–1947); The Jazz Blast (Mt. Ephraim, NJ, 1970–1973); Jazz Digest (McLean, VA...


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