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Renaissance Music (ca. 1430–1600): A Guide to Research and Resources

Locate online and print resources, including key databases, catalogs, and websites, about Renaissance Music.

About This Guide

This guide presents basic and specialized resources for researching the music composed during the Renaissance period, roughly from 1430 through 1600. The guide broadly covers all the styles, genres, cultures, creators, and social aspects of music that flourished in Europe. Coverage includes all formats of music research and performance: books, essay collections, articles in scholarly journals, critical editions, recordings, electronic resources, and key websites. This guide also provides specific tips for searching Renaissance music in the library catalog and key online resources.

Surveys of Renaissance Music: Books

Surveys of Renaissance Music: Bibliographies & Dictionaries