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Vocal Music: Browse the Stacks!

Help finding scores, recordings, and information important for vocal music

In Brief

This brief list gives an idea of the overall arrangement of vocal music in the library.

 

M 1500 -- opera scores
M 1600 -- songs
ML 1 - 3930 -- literature on music
ML 457 -- performance practice
ML1400 -- choral music
ML1500 = history of choral music
ML 3930 -- literature on music for children
MT 1 -- MT 960 -- musical instruction and study
MT 1 -- pedagogics
MT 2 - MT 5 -- history and criticism
MT 7 -- music theory
MT875 -- choral singing

Location of Vocal Music in the Library

Locations of Vocal Music in the Library 

The following call numbers are a guide to the location of printed music for voice in the library.

M1495-2199 Vocal Music 
M1497-1998    Secular vocal music


M1500-1527.8  Dramatic music - OPERAS

M1500 - Full scores of operas
M1503 - Vocal Scores of Operas


M1528-1529.5       Duets, trios, etc., for solo voices
M1530-1546.5       Choruses with orchestra or other ensemble
M1547-1600       Choruses, part-songs, etc., with accompaniment of keyboard or other solo instrument, or unaccompanied
M1610       Cantatas, choral symphonies, etc., for unaccompanied chorus (secular and sacred) with or without solo voices
M1611-1624.8       Songs
M1627-1853       National music
M1900-1978       Songs (part and solo) of special character
M1985       Musical games
M1990-1998       Secular music for children


M1999-2199    Sacred vocal music
M1999       Collections
M2000-2007       Oratorios
M2010-2017.6       Services
M2018-2019.5       Duets, trios, etc. for solo voices
M2020-2036       Choruses, cantatas, etc.
M2060-2101.5       Choruses, part-songs, etc., with accompaniment of keyboard or other solo instrument, or unaccompanied
M2102-2114.8       Songs
M2115-2146       Hymnals. Hymn collections
M2147-2188       Liturgy and ritual
M2156-2160.87          Orthodox churches
M2161-2183          Protestant churches
M2186-2187          Jewish
M2188          Other non-Christian religions
M2190-2196       Sacred vocal music for children
M2198-2199       Gospel, revival, temperance, etc. songs


M5000     Unidentified compositions

Reference Librarian

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Anne Harlow
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