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Index to Printed Music (IPM)

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License Begins: 
January 1, 2021
License Ends: 
December 31, 2021

The Index to Printed Music (IPM) is an invaluable resource for music researchers and students. Included is music from ancient Greek times to the present. IPM is the only online resource for finding individual pieces of music printed in standard scholarly editions, with over 425,000 index records of individual music works. The database has received support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

IPM records with detailed indexing include, but are not limited to:

  • Composers
  • Formats
  • Genres
  • Librettists and Poets
  • Performing Forces (medium)
  • Poets

A separate collection authority link makes it possible to search for titles of music collections, as well as individual compositions.

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Chron coverage: 
Ancient Greek times to the present
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Usage statistics are available for downloading through your institution's EBSCOadmin account. A User ID and Password are required.

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