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Subject Headings

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

piano music | piano music (jazz)piano music (pianos (2)) | piano music (4 hands) | sonatas (piano) | concertos (piano) | suites (piano) | variations (piano)piano with orchestra | piano trios | piano quartets | piano quintets | piano -- studies and exercises  | prepared piano

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

​M20 - M39: Solo piano

M20 - M22: Collections

M23: Sonatas

M24: Suites 

M27: Variations

M28: Marches

M30 - M32: Dances

Two Instruments

M198 - M216: Duets & Duos (piano only)

M217 - M239: Duets (piano and one stringed instrument)

M240 - M271: Duets (piano and one wind instrument)

M272 - M283: Duets (piano and one plucked instrument)

M284 - M285: Duets (piano and one other - percussion, electronics, etc.)

Three Instruments

M310 - M314: Piano, two bowed instruments

M315 - M319: Piano, two wind instruments

M320 - M324: Piano, one bowed instrument, one wind instrument

M330 - M334: Piano, one wind instrument, one bowed instrument

M335 - M339: Piano, one wind instrument, one plucked instrument

M340 - M344: Piano and other instrument combinations

More than Three Instruments

Call numbers for instrumental music relate to instrumentation - call numbers for quartets (M400), quintets (M500), sextets (M600), septets (M700), octets (M800), and nonets (M900) will follow similar instrumentation outlined in the M300 groupings. 


M315 - M319 = Piano, two wind instruments

M415 - M419 = Piano, three wind instruments

M515 - M519 = Piano, four wind instruments  

Orchestral Accompaniment

M1010 - M1011: Piano with orchestra (full scores, two-piano versions)

M1110 - M1111: Piano with string orchestra (full scores, two-piano versions)


ML128.P3: Piano bibliographies

ML650 - ML747: General books about the piano (history, criticism, construction, music)

Studies & Methods

MT220 - MT258: Technique, teaching pieces, fingering, phrasing, sight reading, accompaniment, etc.

Professional Organizations