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Music: Find Books

Find Books in the OCC Catalog

To find print (and some non-print) materials in OCC Libraries, search the Library Catalog.

Find books by subject heading
Samples of Library of Congress Subject Headings:

blues (music)
Gershwin, George
music appreciation
music -- 20th century

Browsing Call Numbers
Library of Congress call number ranges include:

M 5 - 1490 Instrumental Music
M 1495 - 5000 Vocal Music
ML 159 - 3799 History of Music, including biographies of composers
MT 40 - 86 Analytical Guides (how to listen to and understand musical compositions)
MT 90 - 146 Composition, including rhythm, scales, melody, harmony, modulation, counterpoint, improvisation, orchestration
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