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MUS 781 Introduction to Music Bibliography

The purpose of this guide is to organize the most relevant USD Library resources for participants in MUS 781.

Searching for particular formats

The Finding Music Materials-Home guide is divided into several pages. Each one covers a particular topic:

1. Find Books (basic catalog searching video tutorials are included)

2. Find Scores and Recordings

3. Find Scores Online

4. Searching: Beyond the Basics

5. Printed Music Formats

6. Audio and Video Formats


Use course materials and reference tools such as Grove or history texts to identify certain composers or types of music you want to focus on. Then use the tips at right to find more materials about them in the library catalog.

Quick Guide to the University Libraries

> 1st floor: Reference materials, Media (ask at the circ desk)

> 2nd floor: Journals

> 3rd floor: Books and Scores 

 See the "What & Where @ U. Libraries" page for more info on what we have in print/online and their locations.

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