Lost a ton of music and playlists - how to restore

Hello

I just went to try to play music on my iPad and my iTunes on my Windows laptop, 10, but to my surprise I discovered not only did I lost ALL my playlists but I lost a TON of my personal music (ripped from my own CD... How to restore a previous library iTunes or update of the iCloud?  I am on iTunes 12.3.2.35.

I just copied one of the previous library files I had and he restored much of what I lost.  How do made restore my iPad 4?  How can I backup my iTunes library in the future?  Also, what becomes of the most recent music real and other content that I had there, apart from the organizational database library file?

Thank you

Wonder Woman

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