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

songs, unaccompanied | sacred songs, unaccompanied | songs (high voice) with piano | songs (medium voice) with piano | songs (low voice) with piano | vocal duets, unaccompanied | vocal duets with piano | vocal trios, unaccompanied | vocal trios with piano | singing -- studies and exercises | vocalises with piano | singing -- diction | songs -- texts | musicals -- vocal scores with piano

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

Secular Vocal Music

M1500: Operas & Musicals, full score

M1503: Operas & Musicals, piano-vocal score

M1505 - M1508: Opera & Musical excerpts (full score, piano-vocal score)

M1510 - M1527: Other dramatic works (e.g., film)

M1529 - M1529.5: Duets, trios, etc.

M1611 - M1618: Songs with orchestral accompaniment 

M1619 - M1998: Songs with non-orchestral accompaniment or no accompaniment

M1619 - M1620: Collections of songs

M1621 - M1621.3: Separately published songs

M1621.4: Song cycles

M1990 - M1998: Secular music for children

Sacred Vocal Music

M2018 - M2019.5: Duets, trios, etc.

M2102 - M2108: Songs with orchestra accompaniment (full scores, piano-vocal versions, arrangements)

M2110 - M2196: Songs with non-orchestral accompaniment or no accompaniment

M2110 - M2112: Collections of songs

M2113 - M2113.2: Separately published songs

M1621.4: Song cycles

M2190 - M2196: Sacred vocal music for children



ML128.S2: Sacred vocal music bibliographies

ML128.V7: Vocal music bibliographies


​ML1400 - ML1460: General works, vocal music by period, vocal technique

Secular Vocal Music

ML1600 - ML2881: Books on secular vocal music by historical period and region, song forms/types, cantatas, solo songs, part songs

Sacred Vocal Music

ML2900 - ML3275: Books on sacred vocal music by historical period and region, forms and types 

Studies & Methods

MT820 - MT823: General singing technique (physiology, voice care, history of vocal studies)

MT825 - MT853: Methods, by language

MT855 - MT916: Specific techniques/skills

MT870: Sight-singing

MT875: Chorus/part-singing

MT883: Diction

MT898: Vocal techniques for children

Professional Organizations