Music: Getting Started

This guide provides information on resources available from the Alvin Sherman Library, both in the library and online, related to music, including music history, musical scores, literature on music, music instruction and study.
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Introduction

Welcome to the
music library guide!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This guide provides information on resources available from the Alvin Sherman Library, both in the library and online, related to music, including music history, musical scores, literature on music, music instruction and study, and musical theater. 

Click on the tabs above to find music scores, books, articles, great websites and
streaming music!

Looking for Musical Definitions?

Are you looking for some basic musical help such as information about composers, an opera synopsis or musical definitions? Try either Credo Reference, Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL), or one of our print reference sets such as THE NEW GROVE DICTIONARY OF MUSIC AND MUSICIANS.

Looking for music?

Looking for older music? Depending on copyright you might be able to find some music online. Here are some popular places to look.