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Where to Look? Browse these Call Numbers
- M – Music.
- ML 1 to ML 3930 – Literature on music.
- MT 1 to MT 960 – Music–Instruction and study.
- MT 3 to MT 5 – History.
- MT 5.5 to MT 7 – Music theory.
Selected Books in the Library
- Baker’s Student Encyclopedia of Music
Call number: ML 100 .B26 1999, in 3 volumes.
- Classical Music for Dummies
Call number: MT 6 .P64 C53 1997; audio CD to accompany the book in the CD-ROM collection, call number: MT 6 .P64 C53 1997
- The Great Composers and Their Works
Call number: ML 160 .S48 2000, in 2 volumes.
- Music: The Listener’s Art, 2nd Edition.
Call number: MT 6 .R24 1966.
- The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Revised Edition.
Call number: MT 100 .K35 1994 REF
- The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Classical Music, 1997, by Robert Sherman.
- For the Love of Music: Invitations to Listening, 2006, by Michael Steinberg.
- How to Stay Awake During Anybody’s Second Movement: Being a Guide for the Average Music Lover to Concert Going, 1996, by David E. Walden.
- The Hutchinson Pocket Dictionary of Classical Music, 2005.
- The NPR Classical Music Companion: Terms and Concepts from A to Z, 1997, by Miles Hoffman.
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- National Jukebox, from the Library of Congress, “makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge.” Historical recordings of instrumental and vocal music, as well as spoken recordings, from 1901 through 1925, are available for streaming. The collection is searchable by keyword, artist, genre, or title, and even offers a playlist function that allows users to create and share playlists without creating an account!
- Naxos: Introduction to Classical Music, includes information on classical music, categories, instruments, history, concert etiquette, glossary, and more. Naxos Records also offers collections for sale and stream services by subscription.
- OnMusic Dictionary, includes definitions of musical terminology, instruments, composers, and symbols with pronunciation of terms, names, etc.
- Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra: Check here for events, radio broadcasts (see “About Us”), etc.
- Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra: in New Orleans; check here for concerts, events, podcasts, etc.
- LSU School of Music: Check here for concerts, events, etc.
- SLU School of Music: Check here for concerts, events, etc. Click on Upcoming Performances.
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