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Subject Guide: Music Library Call Numbers

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Here's how the music books are arranged on the shelves.  Use this as a guide to browsing, but remember that for best results you should also do a keyword search in the online catalog.


Library of Congress Classification for Music

M   1 - 3.3        Sources, collected works

          6 - 1490     Instrumental music (scores)

          1375 - 1420    Instrumental music for children

          1497 - 5000     Vocal music (scores)

           1985                Musical games

           1990 - 1998     Secular vocal music for children

           2190 - 2196     Sacred vocal music for children

ML       35 - 97            Programs, librettos, manuscripts

               100 - 158          Dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies, & other ref works

               159 - 3775        History and criticism (including biography)

              3800 - 3923        Philosophy and physics of music

              3930                   Books about music for children

MT           2 - 150        Theory, special methods, composition, transposition, analytical guides

                170 - 810        Instrumental techniques

                180 - 198        Organ

                220 - 255         Piano

                259 - 338        Stringed instruments

                339 - 538        Wind instruments

                539 - 654        Plectral instruments

                655 - 722        Percussion and other instruments

                728                 Chamber music instruction & study

                730                 Orchestral instruction & study

                733 - 733.6     Band instruction & study

                740 - 810        Instruction for children

                820 - 949        Singing and voice culture 

                898 - 949        Techniques for children

 

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The librarian liaison to Music is Kathryn Kalmanson,
kckalmanson@salisbury.edu | 410-543-6190