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Browse by Call Number
Below are a few examples of the many kinds of sources available within three basic music call-number areas.
M: Music Scores and Recordings
- M3: Collections by Composer
- M20-M39: Piano Music
- M1001: Symphonies
- M1500: Operas
ML: Books about Music
- ML100: Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
- ML410: Biography
- ML460: Musical Instruments
MT: Music Instruction and Study
- MT1: Theory of Musical Instruction
- MT40: Music Composition
- MT820: Singing and Voice
Has almost a billion records of materials cataloged by OCLC member libraries. It is a good place to find books and scores that can requested via Interlibrary Loan.
Oxford Music Online (Grove)
Oxford Music Online
Contains the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, which has excellent scholarly articles for music research. The bibliographies concluding each article are wonderful places to find books and other sources.
Find Scores Online
Classical Scores Library
Provides scores from all major music genres and time periods from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. Contains full, study, piano, and vocal scores.
Research and Instructional Services