What resources are available for MUSIC MAJORS?
1. Reference resources (print & online).
2. Course reserves - materials set aside for a particular class and given a limited circulation period. Ask for these at the Circulation Desk! Know the course name and/or number, professor's name, and (preferably) the name of the item you wish to see!
3. Books about music ("ML" = "Music Literature" and "MT" = "Music Theory & Pedagogy").
4. Scores ("M"):
Mini-scores - for study purposes
Full scores - for study or conducting
Scores & parts - for chamber music
Piano reductions - of ballets, symphonies
Piano-vocal scores - reductions of operas, oratorios, cantatas
Vocal scores - for solo voice or voice with piano accompaniment
5. Audio recordings:
Vinyl recordings = 33 1/3 LPs and SLPs - these must be used in the Library; located on the lower level of Irwin Library.
Streaming audio (from Naxos Music Library and Smithsonian Global Sound)
6. Visual materials:
7. Online Commercial Databases (citation only and full-text) - these provde digitized reference information and access to journal and magazine articles. Examples are Biography in Context, Grove Music Online, JStor, Music Index, RILM, and many more!
8. Interlibrary Loan - this service enables you to access materials not owned by the Butler Libraries. Remember to allow 10 days to 2 weeks for delivery of print materials. Click on the link to register and learn more!
"Adolph Menzel - Flötenkonzert Friedrichs des Großen in Sanssouci - Google Art Project" by Adolph Menzel