Use Library Call Numbers: Music (ANSCR)

In the Alvin Sherman Library, sound recordings (compact disc and cassettes) are classified by ANSCR, the Alpha-Numeric System for Collections of Recordings. ANSCR is pronounced "answer."
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ANSCR Classification Summary

Overview

 

A

Music Appreciation: History & Commentary

B

Operas: Complete & Highlights

C

Choral Music

D

Vocal Music

E

Orchestral Music

EA

Orchestral music: General Orchestral

EB

Orchestral music: Ballet Music

EC

Orchestral music: Concertos

ES

Orchestral music: Symphonies

F

Chamber Music

G

Solo Instrumental Music

GG

Solo Instrumental Music: Guitar

GO

Solo Instrumental Music: Organ

GP

Solo Instrumental Music: Piano

GS

Solo Instrumental Music: Stringed Instruments

GV

Solo Instrumental Music: Violin

GW

Solo Instrumental Music: Wind Instruments

GX

Solo Instrumental Music: Percussion Instruments

H

Band Music

J

Electronic, Mechanical Music

K

Musical shows & Operettas

L

Soundtrack Music: Motion Pictures & Television

 

M

Popular Music

MA

Pop Music

MC

Country/Western

MG

Contemporary Christian/Gospel

MJ

Jazz

ML

Latin Pop Music

MN

New Age

MR

Rock, Rhythm and Blues, etc.

P

Folk and Ethnic Music (National)

Q

Folk and Ethnic Music (International)

R

Holiday Music

S

Varieties & Humor

T

Plays

U

Poetry

Y

Sounds & Special Effects

Z

Children's Recordings

ZI

Children's Recordings: Instructional

ZM

Children's Recordings: Music

ZR

Children's Recordings: Holiday

ZS

Children's Recordings: Spoken