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Music: Scores


The music library's collection has an extensive collection of scores including: 

  • Scholarly & Critical Editions
  • Scores and Parts for performance
  • Study scores
  • Vocal scores
  • Facsimiles of Manuscript scores
  • Sheet music

Most scores are housed in the lower level of the Music Library and can be checked out.


Call Number Guide

Library of Congress call numbers for music are divided as follows:

  • M = musical scores
  • ML = musical literature (biographies, books on music, thematic catalogs, etc.)
  • MT = music instruction or teaching (music theory texts, analyses, method books, etc.

For more detailed information, please see the Library of Congress charts below.

Online Scores & Sheet Music