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Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Voice

Use these guides to find resources for your instrument(s)

Call Numbers

M200 - M212 piano four hands

M213 piano, five, six, eight, etc. hands

M214 - M215 two pianos, two performers

M310 - M314 piano and two strings

M312 piano, violin, violoncello

M315 - M319 piano and two winds

M325 - M329 piano and two plucked instruments (guitar, harp, etc.)

M410 - M414 piano and three strings

M412 piano quartets (piano, violin, viola, violoncello

M415 - M419 piano and three wind instruments

M420 - M424 piano and three wind and/or string instruments
ex. piano horn violin; piano clarinet cello

M425 - M429 piano and three plucked instruments 

M510 - M514 piano and four string instruments

M512 piano quintets (piano, two violins, viola, violoncello)

M515 - M519 piano and four winds

M520 - M524 piano and four wind and/or string instruments

M525 - M529
piano and four plucked instruments

Follow the same pattern for larger ensembles with piano

Subject Headings

Compositions for piano and two, three and four other solo instruments are entered under the heading trios, quartets and quintets followed by specification of instruments.

For example:

Finding recordings and scores using Keyword

  • Use quotation marks around phrases. "French Horn"
  • Truncate using * This is an excellent way to improve your search results. For example, Sona* will find Sonata, Sonatas, Sonatina, Sonatinas etc.. Truncating means you don't have to search for these words separately by typing each one individually.
  • Use "AND" and "OR" to combine words or phrases. These are known as Boolean operators.
  • Use parentheses: ( ), called "nesting, to groups terms together so you can combine even more concepts or Synonyms. For example: (celloOR violincello) or (beliefs OR attitudes). Using both terms ensures you will get relevant results.

Key Books

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