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Should be on the reference shelves of every major library … all scholars of the period wil use these volumes often … RIPM deserves our gratitude.
Journal of the American Musicological Society
will have an impact on historical musicology for generations to come … one of the major musicological projects of the second half of the twentieth century
Reviewer for the
National Endowment for the Humanities (USA)
The RIPM Retrospective Index is now available in a new interface provided directly from RIPM [Publications] … The RIPM interface is vastly improved over versions [and] the Archive is the only extensive collection available for music periodicals dating from the Early Romantic to the Modern period.
Stanford University Library
an indispensable resource for scholars
Rivista Italiana di Musicologia
RIPM is quite simply the finest large-scale bibliographical project in musicology.
Reviewer for the
National Endowment for the Humanities (USA)
RIPM Online: extraordinary flexibility and control possible in setting and refining search parameters … Researchers can easily expand their focus … [or] pinpoint information accurately
Music Library Association Notes
The RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals (Full-Text) meets the needs of twenty-first-century scholars.
Music Library Association Notes
a necessary subscription for all institutions supporting advanced studies in musicology… Summing up: Essential. Upper-level undergraduates and above.
an editorial initiative of huge mass which we will read and reread as long as historical musicology exists
Il Giornale della Musica
a great achievement … an essential stepping-stone into the riches of nineteenth-century periodical literature
Music and Letters
Books studying important periodicals as windows on national history are likely to proliferate now that the Répertoire international de la presse musicale [RIPM] gets its claws into more and more.
The Musical Times
Because of RIPM, students are being better educated and trained, librarians and archivists serve their collections and readers much more efficiently…The influence of RIPM will be enormous during the coming decades.
Reviewer for the
National Endowment for the Humanities (USA)
Nineteenth-century periodicals are a source of inestimable value for knowledge concerning musical life. We hope … that all libraries acquire [RIPM’s] well constructed volumes.
Revue de musicologie
These are immaculately presented volumes … The excellence of this worthwhile project is beyond doubt.
Times Literary Supplement (London)
RIPM is among the most important musical reference works of the past fifteen years; indeed, in my judgment it’s likely THE most important … no musicologist engaged in historical research can do without it.
Reviewer for the
National Endowment for the Humanities (USA)
An immensely worthwhile project … a tool which will prove of the greatest value to all working on music from the late-eighteenth to the early-twentieth centuries.
Fontes Artis Musicae
RIPM’s steady progress has been little short of a miracle … RIPM has dramatically enhanced musical scholarship … RIPM is reshaping our views of music itself.
Reviewer for the
National Endowment for the Humanities (USA)
The four Rs are, without doubt, the most important current bibliographic documentation projects in the field of music research.
Music Library Association Notes
an essential work … indispensable … should be on the shelves of every library …
L’Informazione Bibliografica
Over the past two decades RIPM has established itself as one of the great phenomena in the history of music bibliography … the project has exemplified the highest intellectual standards of scholarship while fulfilling a dream of productivity that is virtually unprecedented in the field of music scholarship.
Reviewer for the
National Endowment for the Humanities (USA)
Of great significance for musicological research … The importance of [RIPM] … extends far beyond the field of musicology …
Ts Tijdschrift voor Tijdschriftstudies
a very welcome addition to our research resources … serious bibliographic coverage of this period is long overdue
Online Bach Bibliography
certainly the most extensive resource for research on all aspects of nineteenth-century musical life
Bulletin des Bibliothèque de France