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Music History: General Reference Sources

Online Reference Resources

Call Number Prefixes

You can find books on music under the following Library of Congress prefixes:

  • M - Printed music (sheet music)
  • ML - Literature on music
    • Musical research, music history and criticism, philosophy of music, acoustics
  • MT - Musical instruction
    • Music theory, composition, teaching, technique

General Music-Related Reference Books @ MGA

While these are not specific to Music History, these books do have information that can be relevant to Music History-related topics.

Music History - General

Music History - Composers

Music History - Genre


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