About the journal

Contemporary Musicology is a peer-reviewed open-access online journal founded by the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music, a Federal State Funded Institution of Higher Education.

Our journal addresses important trends in musicology, music theory, music performance, and music pedagogy, and meets research specialty 5.10. Art History and Cultural Studies, 5.10.3. Art Forms (Musical Art). We accept submissions in Russian and in English of the highest quality from scholars all over the world.

We also accept scholarly papers by advanced graduate students based on their thesis materials, as well as translations and annotations of works by foreign authors, reviews of new editions on music, and information about future or past conferences and events.

The journal is published four times per year.