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Music: Books, Scores and Sound Recordings

LC Call Numbers

 MUSIC (M)
 MUSIC LITERATURE AND/OR MUSIC THEORY (ML)
 MUSIC THEORY AND PEDAGOGY (MT)

M - Scores/instrumental music/vocal music
2-2.3               Collections of musical sources
3-3.1               Collected works of individual composers
6-175              Solo instruments
177-990         Music for two or more solo instruments
180-298.5      Duets
300-386         Trios
400-486         Quartets
500-586         Quintets
600-686         Sextets
700-786         Septets
800-886         Octets
900-986         Nonets and larger combinations of chamber music
990                  Chamber music for instruments of the 18th century and earlier
1000-1075     Orchestra
1100-1160     String orchestra
1200-1269     Band
1366                Jazz ensembles
1376-1420     Instrumental music for children
1473                Electronic music
1497-1998     Secular vocal music
1500-1527     Dramatic music (including operas and musicals)
1611-1624     Songs for one voice
1627-1853     National music
1990-1998     Secular music for children
1999-2199     Sacred vocal music
2000-2007     Oratorios
2101-2114     Songs for one voice
2115-2146     Hymnals                         
 

ML - Music literature/theory 
 
8-54              Librettos (texts for music)
100-109        Dictionaries and encyclopedias 
115-158        Biblography
1
59-3795      History and criticism
385-429        Biography
430-455        Composition  
460-1354      Instruments and instrumental music
1100-1165    Chamber music (sacred and secular)
1200-1270    Orchestral music
1300-1354    Band music
1400-3275    Vocal music
1500-1554    Choral music (sacred and secular)
1600-2862    Secular vocal music
2900-3197    Sacred vocal music
3400-3465    Dance music
3545-3776    National music
3800-3923    Philosophy and physics of music

MT - Music instruction and study including composition and orchestration
5-1459           Instrumental music
6-175             One instrument without accompaniment
40-67             Composition
68                   Improvisation
70-86             Orchestra and orchestration/conducting
90-145           Analytical guides
170-810         Instrumental techniques
177-986         Two or more solo instruments
820-949         Singing and voice culture
955-960         Production of operas/Music in theaters
1000-1356    Orchestral music
1495-2199    Vocal music
1497-1998    Secular vocal music
1500-1527    Dramatic music
1530-1610    Choral music/part songs
1611-1626    Songs for one voice
1627-1985    Songs (part and solo)
1627-1853    National music
1999-2199    Sacred vocal music
2000-2017    Oratorios, masses, services
2018-2101    Cantatas, anthems, part songs
2102-2114    Songs for one voice
2115-2146    Hymn, psalm and choral books
2147-2188    Liturgy and ritual
2198-2199    Temperance, revival, and gospel songs   
   

                                                                 

 

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