American Musical Instrument Society
In the 2022 issue
A Small Upright Piano from Pennsylvania: Relic from the Origins of the Piano and Made by John Clemm(?) abstract (pdf)
John R. Watson
The String Scaling of the Upright Piano by John Clemm(?) in its Historical Context abstract (pdf)
An Extraordinary Fine Instrument: The Grand Pianoforte of John Michael Berent abstract (pdf)
Thomas Strange and Alexandra Cade
A Unique Over-the-Shoulder Bugle with Valves and Keys and Its Owner—James Rice, Teacher of Brass Bands abstract (pdf)
George Foreman and Robb Stewart
Gautrot and his Sarrusophone Revisited: A Multidisciplinary Approach abstract (pdf)
José-Modesto Diago Ortega
Guido Chigi Saracini, Leandro Bisiach, and Five Bowed String Instruments at the Accademia
Musicale Chigiana in Siena abstract (pdf)
Giorgio Farabegoli and Cesare Mancini
Sounds of Futuristic Nostalgia: The Cultural Legacy of Blade Runner (1982) and the Yamaha CS-80 Synthesizer abstract (pdf)
The Making the Tunisian ʻŪd ʻArbī Today: Heritage of Craftsmanship and New Directions abstract (pdf)
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An index to the first twenty volumes (1975-1994) was published in 1997, listing articles, reviews, and communications. The ONLINE INDEX found here has been updated to cover volumes 1-32 (1975-2006).