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Music

Subject Headings

Browsing the catalog for music? Get started with the following subject headings:

organ music | organ music (4 hands) | sonatas (organ) | suites (organ) | fugues (organ) | passacaglias (organ)organ with orchestra trios (organ) | quartets (organ) | organ -- studies and exercises

To specify some or all instruments for multi-instrument works, include them in parentheses, e.g.: trios (piano, flute, cello); quintets (trumpet, trombone)

Looking for a specific format, like sheet music, CD, or book? Use the menu to the left of search results to limit your results to that format. 

Call Numbers

Sheet Music

One Instrument

​M6 - M14: Solo Organ

M6 - M7: Collections

M8: Sonatas

M8.5: Symphonies

M9: Suites, Variations, and Cyclical Works

M10: Fugues

M14.3-.5: Liturgical music

Two Instruments

M180 - M181: Duets (one or more organs, two or more players)

M182 - M186: Duets (organ and one other instrument)

Three Instruments

M300 - M304: Trios (organ and two other instruments)

Four Instruments

M400 - M404: Quartets (organ and three other instruments)

More than Four Instruments

Call numbers for instrumental music relate to instrumentation - call numbers for quintets (M500), sextets (M600), septets (M700), octets (M800), and nonets (M900) will follow similar instrumentation outlined in the M300 groupings. 

Example

M300 - M304 = Trios (organ and two other instruments)

M400 - M404 = Quartets (organ and three other instruments)

M500 - M504 = Quintets (organ and four other instruments)

Orchestral Accompaniment

M1005 - M1006: Organ with orchestra (full scores, piano reductions)

M1108 - M1109: Organ with string orchestra (full scores, piano reductions)


Books

ML128.O6: Organ bibliographies

ML550 - ML649: General books about the organ (history, criticism, construction, music)


Studies & Methods

MT180 - MT198: Technique, teaching pieces, fingering, phrasing, sight reading, accompaniment, etc.

Professional Organizations