The Musical Times

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The Musical Times  
DisciplineClassical music
Publication details
Former name(s)
The Musical Times and Singing Class Circular
Musical Times Publications (United Kingdom)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Music. Times
OCLC no.53165808

The Musical Times is an academic journal of classical music edited and produced in the United Kingdom and currently the oldest such journal still being published in the country. It was originally published as The Musical Times and Singing Class Circular from 1844 until 1903.[1][2] Its title was shortened to its present name from January 1904.[3] The journal originally appeared monthly but is now a quarterly publication. It is available online at JSTOR and RILM Abstracts of Music Literature Full Text.

Past editors include F. G. Edwards (1897–1909),[4] Harvey Grace, Stanley Sadie (1967–1987) and Eric Wen.


  1. ^ Publisher Information: Musical Times Publications Ltd. Retrieved 9 August 2009.
  2. ^ "Front Matter". The Musical Times and Singing Class Circular. 44 (730): 769–776. 1903. JSTOR 904250.
  3. ^ "Volume Information". The Musical Times. 45 (731): i–viii. 1904. JSTOR 903288.
  4. ^ "Frederick George Edwards. Born, October 11, 1853. Died, November 28, 1909" . The Musical Times. 51 (803): 9–11. January 1910. JSTOR 907487 – via Wikisource.

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