Ref. ML128 .I65 B3 1948b
A collection of 10,000 themes chosen mostly from recorded classical instrumental pieces. Themes (printed music) are arranged alphabetically, or by opus number, under composer name. The Notation Index provides a method for identifying a theme by pitches alone (without knowledge of the composer).
Ref. ML113 .B86 1997 Music Library and Tutt Library
Comprehensive information on and list of thematic catalogues in music-that “powerful research and bibliographic tool” that “arranges a body of music in a systematic order and provides a positive identification in a minimum of space and symbols.” An excellently-researched, consummate scholarly tool.
Ref. ML128 .A7 D5 1991
4,600 English-language sources addressing the process of music analyses. Entries are listed under composers names and/or specific works. Includes bibliographies of books and dissertations/theses.
Ref. ML112 .K765 1992
The source for information on “the printed documents of music” in the Western tradition.
by Jackson (1988).
Ref. ML128 .P235 J3 1988
Sources are arranged under various categories: by instruments, musical elements, and chronological periods and composers. Includes an Index of Theorists.
by Slonimsky (1990).
Ref. ML100 .S637 1990
To precipitate “the act of reading” in music is the stated purpose of this collection. The author presents refreshingly opinionated readings on various musical terms and works.
Ref. ML113 .F8 2000
“A comprehensive reference books of many hundreds of the world’s best-known musical compositions, from over twenty-five countries and covering five hundred years of music.”
MT70 S.78 1994 2 copies
Ref. MT70 .S78 1985 Tutt Library
Excellent guide for instrumental scoring, includes illustrations and useful appendices.
Ref. MT45 .S55 Music Library and Tutt Library
A reference book of scales and melodic patterns.
by Tjepkema (1981).
Ref. ML128 .E4 T55 Tutt Library
Presents a listing of books, articles, dissertations, and papers concerning composers’ use of computers. Annotated entries. Most likely of historical interest.
Annotated bibliography of articles on musical quotation and borrowing. Last updated June 2003.
“Extensive listing of sites providing sheet music (music score) downloads. Categories include Pop/Rock Sheet Music, Classical Sheet Music, Early Historical Sheet Music, et al.”
This site provides “a point-of-entry into a wide array of informational files about classical music.” It also provides links to other music-related Web sites and discussion lists.
The author has gathered “a number of reference sources that contained unusual or unexpected information…" Last updated March 2004.
An opera fan presents about 2400 selections of classical and themes used in movies. Searchable by movie title or composer, this collection includes entries gathered mostly from movies from the 1990s to the present.
This comprehensive source provides many headings that link to interesting sites. Last updated March 2004.
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