Call Number: ML1 .N11
19th century American music periodicals Alexandria, VA : Chadwyck-Healey, Inc.,
Subject Category: Music
Collection Dates: 01/01/1849 - 12/31/1940
Location: UNLV Microforms
Summary: This 407 reel collection spans the years 1849 - 1940. These periodicals feature news, reviews, philosophical commentary, and musical composition. Included are articles on drama, literature, and the pictoral arts as well. Music periodical literature of the nineteenth century was one of the first sources of music education, and was instrumental in shaping the artistic taste of the times. Included are accounts of the growing concert life in America and of the works of new and significant composers from both this country and Europe.
Finding Aids: A checklist of American music periodicals, 1850-1900 (MICRO ML1 .N11 Guide). The library has limited holdings. See circled entries in the guide.