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Music

Below is a selection of the most relevant resources on Music. Use the tabs to navigate through the different types of resources.

  • To search only books, you need to select the 'John S. Bailey Library' option from the 'Library' facets list on the left side of the 'Search Results page'. To find these books on the shelves you need to know their Call Number and their Collection.
  • An ebook can be read online or offline on computers, mobile devices, or tablets anytime anywhere! The JSB Library offers a great variety of ebooks through the following electronic databases. If you need assistance on how to search for or use ebooks, you may consult the library's Ebook guide.

Search the databases below for articles in academic journals, magazines, newspapers, and trade publications.

Search the following database for background information, definitions, and/or topic overviews from subject-specific encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources.

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Browsing the shelves

The library organizes books on the shelves based on the Dewey Decimal Classification system. Below you can see Dewey classes, divisions, and/or sections relevant to the field of music.

Music 780 Instruments & instrumental ensembles 784
General principles & musical forms 781 Ensembles with one instrument per part 785
Musical forms 781.8 Keyboard & other instruments 786
Vocal music 782 Stringed instruments (Chordophones) 787
Music for single voices 783 Wind instruments (Aerophones) 788