The Library's collection of music scores is held on Level 4 of the Main Library. We have a very large number of older scores, particularly pre-1950 and even pre 1900. Recent musical material has been added to more selectively, but there have been a number of initiatives over the last couple of years to expand our range.
For all well-known composers, we should have all the critical editions as well as practical editions.
However, if a search in SAULCAT does not prove successful:
To find a range of free Music Scores which are available online use the Internet Resources tab at the top of the screen.
Welcome to your Subject Guide for Music. Specialist resources for music are listed below. These will help you find journal articles and other academic material and also include sound databases allowing you to listen to a range of music and view opera. You'll find information about our music scores collection on the left of the screen.
Below is a list of music databases. Use these to find articles from journals and professional publications, detailed essays from books and reference works, biographies and primary source material.
Music & Sound Databases
allows you to search multiple library databases at once and is particularly useful for finding interdisciplinary material. Results will include relevant books, journal articles, newspapers and theses. Use the Advanced Search to combine your keywords.
You'll find a number of useful options on the SEEKER screen. Ticking "You have access (print or online) will bring back all the items that are available to you at St Andrews.
The Library has access to a number of useful sources for finding adverts, programs and reviews relating to concerts and music festivals.
20th and 21st Century