New Music books in the Library
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
The Library's collection of music scores is held on Level 4 of the Main Library or in Special Collections. We have a very large number of older scores, particularly pre-1950 and even pre 1900 as well as more recent material.
- Scores (including miniature scores) are at classmark M
- Literature about Music is at classmark ML
- Musical instruction and study is at classmark MT
To find a specific score:
- Search for the composer's name and/or keywords from the title of the work
- If you have too many results then refine your search to Printed music by choosing it from the Format option on the left-hand side of the resuts screen
If you are unable to find the score you need then the Music Scores Catalogue is in a separate volume at the end of the A-Z sequence of PAGE-CAT. This catalogue is arranged alphabetically by composer. PAGE-CAT is available on microfiche. Please ask a member of staff or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like assistance in finding items listed in PAGE-CAT
To find a range of free Music Scores which are available online use the Internet Resources tab at the top of the screen.
Concert adverts, programs and reviews
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