Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

JMRO publishes English language scholarly research articles in areas including, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Composition
  • Early Music
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Gender Studies in Music
  • Interdisciplinary Studies in Music
  • Music Education
  • Music Technologies
  • Musicology
  • Music Theory and Analysis
  • Opera
  • Performance Practice
  • Popular Music
  • Ludomusicology


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Papers submitted for publication will be reviewed by at least two peers and only those papers of the highest international scholarly standards will be accepted for publication.

Manuscripts submitted to JMRO are not blind reviewed.


Publication Frequency

Journal articles will be posted, when they become ready, by adding them to the current issue. A new issue will be started at the start of each calendar year.