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Notes: the Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association, was established in 1934 (1st series: 1934–1942), and began its 2nd series in 1943.  

The journal has appeared consistently since then, offering its readers interesting, informative, and well-written articles in the areas of music librarianship, music bibliography and discography, the music trade, and on certain aspects of music history.

Recent articles

The Grawemeyer Collection at the University of Louisville: The History of a "Living" Special Collection

Matthew Ertz
75, no. 2, (191-206) DOI:

An Unlikely Champion: Rudolf Bing and the Demise of Jim Crow at the Metropolitan Opera

Maurice B. Wheeler
75, no. 2, (207-236) DOI:

The Memorial Library Of Music At Stanford University

Mimi Tashiro
75, no. 2, (237-260) DOI:

Prices of Music Monographs and Scores as Reflected In Notes, 2012–2017

Peter Munstedt
75, no. 2, (261-268) DOI: