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Music Library

The Music Library supports the artistic and research needs of performers, composers & music educators of the Conservatorium of Music and the wider community of musicians.
The Library has a view over St. David's Park, and is situated on the 5th floor of the Conservatorium building in Sandy Bay Road, Hobart.

Music Library>Subject Guide>Music

This page is an excellent starting point for research. It includes suggestions on where to start your research, how to find books and journal articles on your subject, as well as links to important music databases such as I.I.M.P and RILM

RILM - Abstracts of Music Literature

From Mozart to Motown, from liturgy to music therapy, from elementary music education to advanced music theory, RILM is the first stop for the researcher who wants clear, verified bibliographic information, fully cited, abstracted, and indexed.

UTAS Library E-Journals

The alphabetical list of all the electronic journals to which the University of Tasmania Library subscribes.

This list includes hundreds of journals in dozens of different subject areas. Each title in the list links to the e-journal home page. If you don't want to browse through all the titles, trying searching under 'M' for Musciology or 'J' for Journal of or 'I' for International Journal of. Once you have located a useful journal, write down the title or the website address. If using your own computer, bookmark the site.

Professional Associations

The Musicological Society of Australia

The Musicological Society of Australia exists to foster greater understanding and valuing of music, musical thinking and musical life by:

  • Providing an Australian forum for communication about music
  • Encouraging excellence in music research and research training
  • Facilitating the dissemination of the outcomes of music research

The Musicological Society of Australia - Tasmanian Chapter organises regular talks by keynote speakers approximately every month during University semesters (1 and 2).  For further information, please email msatasmanianchapter@gmail.com or visit the MSA Tasmanian Chapter on Facebook at www.facebook.com/msatasmanianchapter.

International Musicological Society

The International Musicological Society (IMS) was founded in 1927 in Basle, where it has its headquarters ever since. It is a member of the Conseil International de la Philosophie et des Sciences Humaines (CIPSH), a branch organization of the UNESCO. Its purpose is the advancement of musicological research on the basis of international co-operation.

Australian Music Centre

The Australian Music Centre is the leading provider of information, publications and scores relating to Australian music.

APRA

APRA is a non-profit association that collects and distributes Australian and New Zealand copyright royalties for music creators and publishers from around the world.

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

The TSO also pays regularly at a wide variety of community events around the State and TSO members form an integral part of the Tasmanian arts community, participating in teaching, performance and new music activities in addition to their orchestral responsibilities.

Australian Music Examinations Board

The AMEB exists to provide a graded system of examinations in music, speech and drama, offered nationally and internationally, by providing quality syllabuses, educative services to our teachers, examiners and candidates, and quality publications to the highest editorial standard.

The AMEB State Office will be pleased to answer any queries you may have regarding the examinations and can provide you with copies of entry forms, information bulletins, past examination papers and so on. You can contact your State Office or International Agency at the addresses listed below.

Mrs Marita Crothers, State Manager
Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music
Private Bag 63
Hobart 7001
Phone: (03) 6226 7317
Fax: (03) 6226 7318
Email: Marita.Crothers@utas.edu.au

The Australia Council

The Australia Council is a service organisation enriching the life of the nation by supporting and promoting the practice and enjoyment of the arts.

Arts Tasmania

Arts Tasmania forms part of the Department of Tourism, Parks, Heritage and the Arts.
It encompasses both the Departmental functions of the State arts agency and Secretariat functions for the Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board in its peer assessment and policy development roles.
Arts Tasmania has responsibility for the development of integrated policy and planning for arts and culture in Tasmania.

The Arts Law Centre of Australia

Arts Law gives preliminary advice and information to artists and arts organisations across all artforms on a wide range of arts related legal and business matters including contracts, copyright, business names and structures, defamation, insurance and employment.