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Music Research Guide

Library help for music study and research

Music Databases

Music Books

Our first-floor Reference section has many good starting points, particularly the New Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians.

Most music books are on the second floor, with call number M.  We have

  • Music theory
  • Music scores
  • Biographies of musicians
  • Books on how to perform music

Also, church music and hymnology can be found at

  • BV 301-530

Related Topics

If you are interested in the music industry or music education, check out the following guides:


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