Music before 1500
Resources for the study of music history and theory, ca. 800-1500.
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This title is also available in print in the Music Library Reference Room.
This title is online; also available in print in the Music Reference Room and stacks.
A print copy is available in Green Library, Lane Room.
Search in SearchWorks to identify books, dissertations, and conference proceedings. Try, for example, these subject terms:
Broswe the shelves:
|ML 169-172||General histories from earliest times to the 16th century|
|ML 174||History of theory|
|ML 410||Composer biographies|
|MT 5.5||Early theoretical works|
A sampling of books available:
Search the library name and call number in SearchWorks to find print and microform copies at Stanford.
DIAMM seeks to conserve and provide information about European polyphonic music manuscripts, ca. 800-1550. It includes detailed information about all known manuscript sources, and provides high-quality digital images of a growing number of items. DIAMM includes all entries in RISM B:IV.
Listed below are a number of deluxe facsimile publications in the Music Library. Some are browseable in the main stacks and some are kept in the Locked Stacks (please ask for assistance to view these).
Browse all facsimiles in SearchWorks by searching the subject term: music manuscripts facsimiles, and limiting results by ERA (in the far left column)