About the Journal
Ad Parnassum. A Journal on Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Instrumental Music is a twice-yearly Peer-Reviewed musicological Journal, one of the most prestigious international scholarly achievement and a reference point in the field of the musicological research.
Ad Parnassum deals exclusively with instrumental music of the 18th and 19th centuries. The journal, which appears each year in April and October, accepts contributions in Italian, English, French, Spanish and German.
Each issue includes articles of major scholarly interest (each article is provided with an English summary), a debate of musicological interest, reviews of books relevant to the journal’s field of interest, news and information about the contributors and their affiliation.
Ad Parnassum is also complemented by monographs.
The publishing project has been undertaken by Ut Orpheus Edizioni of Bologna. The publishing house is one of the most active and dynamic in Europe in the field of Classical music publication. Ut Orpheus Edizioni, besides guaranteeing the high level of information technology demanded in the printing of the journal, arranges for its distribution on an international scale.
The founding of a periodical of cosmopolitan scope like Ad Parnassum has brought together numerous scholars of diverse nationalities. Roberto De Caro (Bologna), editor-in-chief of the journal, is supported by an editorial committee consisting of musicologists with extensive experience in the specific field - a scholarly committee of great prestige. The journal also calls on the varied expertise of external collaborators.