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Music: Journals

Selected resources for students of music

Online journals

Journals, also referred to as serials, periodicals, or magazines often contain more up-to-date information than books. The majority listed here are available electronically and several are held in print as well.

Key music journals:

Journals in print only

The following music journals are only available in print in the Monash University Library.  Pre 1960s issues are located in the Matheson Store.

Journals on microfilm

Many older music journals are only available on microfilm.

Journals held in Rare Books

 The following music journals are located in Rare Books and may be read in the Rare Books Reading Room.

Australian Musical News

The Australian Musical News documents musical life in Australia 1911-1963 with an emphasis on Melbourne. An excellent primary source, it contains advertisements and illustrations as well as articles. The Index to the Australian Musical News compiled by Lina Marsi is an important research tool.