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HLMU 2310: Intro to Music Literature

Book and Peer Review Assignment

Select a newly published book on any topic of music history that interests you. Before skimming or reading the book, make sure there it has at least one published book review.

For example, let's say you want to use this book for your assignment: 

Next, find a book review using a database like JSTOR.

Use the Advanced Search and narrow item type to "Reviews".

Find a review that matches your book in the results list.

Make sure the review includes title of the book (for example A Woman's Voice in Baroque Music). Some reviews may include multiple books, like the first result; other may review just your book, like the second result below: