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Music

Evergreen Merrimack box

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Browse the Stacks

The library uses the Library of Congress Classification system to organize books in the stacks by subject. This means that it is easy to browse the stacks once you know the subject heading and call number associated with your topic.

At McQuade, call numbers A-H are located on the 2nd floor & J-Z are located on the 3rd floor.


Subject Call Number
Music
M1 - M5000
Music -- Collections
M1 .A5 - M3.3
Music -- Collections -- Collected works of individual composers

M3 - M3.3

Music -- Instrumental music M5 - M1480
Music -- Instrumental music -- Collections
M5
Music -- Instrumental music -- One solo instrument
M6 - M175.5
Music -- Instrumental music -- Motion picture music
M176
Music -- Instrumental music -- Radio and television music
M176.5
Music -- Instrumental music -- Two or more solo instruments
M177 - M990
Music -- Instrumental music -- Orchestra
M1000 - M1075
Music -- Instrumental music -- String orchestra
M1100 - M1160
Music -- Instrumental music -- Band
M1200 - M1270
Music -- Instrumental music -- Other ensambles
M1350 - M1366
Music -- Instrumental music -- Instrumental music for children
M1375 - M1420
Music -- Instrumental music -- Aleatory music. Electronic music. Mixed media
M1470 - M1480
Music -- Music printed or copied in manuscript before 1700 M1490
Music -- Vocal music M1495 - M2199
Music -- Vocal music -- Collections
M1495
Music -- Vocal music -- Secular vocal music
M1497 - M1998
Music -- Vocal music -- Sacred vocal music
M1999 - M2199
Music -- Unidentified compositions
M5000
Literature on music ML1 - ML3930
Literature on music -- History and criticism
ML159 - ML3785
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- General works
ML159 - ML161
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- By period
ML162 - ML197
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- By region
ML198 - ML360.6
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- Biography
ML385 - ML429
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- Composition and performance  ML430 - ML458
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- Instruments and instrumental music
ML459 - ML1380
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- Vocal music
ML1400 - ML3275
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- Program music
ML3300 - ML3351
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- Dance music ML3400 - ML3465
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- Popular music
ML3469 - ML3541
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- Folk, national, and ethnic music
ML3544 - ML3776
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- Music on particular topics
ML3780
Literature on music -- History and criticism -- Music journalism
ML3785
Literature on music -- Music trade
ML3790 - ML3792
Literature on music -- Music as profession. Vocational guidance
ML3795
Literature on music -- Musical research
ML3797 - ML3799.5
Literature on music -- Philosophical and societal aspects of music. Physics and acoustics of music. Physiological aspects of music
ML3800 - ML3923
Literature on music -- Philosophical and societal aspects of music. Physics and acoustics of music. Physiological aspects of music -- General works
ML3800
Literature on music -- Philosophical and societal aspects of music. Physics and acoustics of music. Physiological aspects of music -- Physics and acoustics
ML3805 - ML3817
Literature on music -- Philosophical and societal aspects of music. Physics and acoustics of music. Physiological aspects of music -- Physiological aspects of music
ML3820
Literature on music -- Philosophical and societal aspects of music. Physics and acoustics of music. Physiological aspects of music -- Psychology ML3830 - ML3840
Literature on music -- Philosophical and societal aspects of music. Physics and acoustics of music. Physiological aspects of music -- Aesthetics ML3845 - ML3877
Literature on music -- Philosophical and societal aspects of music. Physics and acoustics of music. Physiological aspects of music -- Criticism ML3880 - ML3915
Literature on music -- Philosophical and societal aspects of music. Physics and acoustics of music. Physiological aspects of music -- Social and political aspects of music ML3916 - ML3918
Literature on music -- Philosophical and societal aspects of music. Physics and acoustics of music. Physiological aspects of music -- Moral influence of music. Therapeutic use of music ML3919 - ML3920
Literature on music -- Philosophical and societal aspects of music. Physics and acoustics of music. Physiological aspects of music -- Religious aspects of music ML3921 - ML3921.8
Literature on music -- Philosophical and societal aspects of music. Physics and acoustics of music. Physiological aspects of music -- Music in the workplace
ML3922
Literature on music -- Literature for children ML3928 - ML3930
Instruction and study MT1 - MT960
Instruction and study -- History MT3 - MT5
Instruction and study -- Music theory
MT5.5 - MT7
Instruction and study -- Music in special education
MT17
Instruction and study -- Systems and methods
MT20 - MT34
Instruction and study -- Notation
MT35 - MT39
Instruction and study -- Composition. Elements and techniques of music
MT40 - MT67
Instruction and study -- Improvisation. Accompaniment. Transposition
MT68
Instruction and study -- Instrumentation and orchestration
MT70 - MT74
Instruction and study -- Interpretation
MT75
Instruction and study -- Embellishment MT80
Instruction and study -- Memorizing
MT82
Instruction and study -- Conducting. Score reading and playing
MT85
Instruction and study -- Community music
MT87
Instruction and study -- Administration and instruction of vocal groups
MT88
Instruction and study -- Analysis and appreciation of musical works
MT90 - MT146
Instruction and study -- Music theory for children
MT155
Instruction and study -- Tuning MT165

Instruction and study -- Instrumental techniques

MT170 - MT810
Instruction and study -- Instrumental techniques -- Keyboard instruments
MT179 - MT258
Instruction and study -- Instrumental techniques -- Stringed instruments. Bowed stringed instruments
MT259 - MT338
Instruction and study -- Instrumental techniques -- Wind instruments
MT339 - MT533
Instruction and study -- Instrumental techniques -- Plucked instruments
MT539 - MT654
Instruction and study -- Instrumental techniques -- Percussion and other instruments
MT655 - MT725
Instruction and study -- Instrumental techniques -- Ensembles
MT728 - MT735
Instruction and study -- Instrumental techniques -- Motion picture accompanying
MT737
Instruction and study -- Instrumental techniques -- Instrumental techniques for children
MT740 - MT810
Instruction and study -- Singing and vocal technique MT820 - MT915
Instruction and study -- School music MT918 - MT948
Instruction and study -- Whistling MT949.5
Instruction and study -- Music to accompany instruction in ballet, folk dancing, gymnastics, etc. MT950
Instruction and study -- Musical theater MT955 - MT956
Instruction and study -- Music in the theater MT960