Welcome to the Music Subject Guide.
Audience: CUW undergraduate and graduate students in Music courses.
Help Available: If you need help finding resources, contact librarians with Ask a Librarian or on the Library Tab in the Portal (phone, email, chat)
How to Use: Click on a tab to learn more about each topic.
To Find Sheet music in Primo, Under Content type on the left, select:
Note: You can request sheet music from SWITCH libraries and through inter-library loan.
- International Music Score Library Project
Classical music scores
- Choral Public Domain Library
Public domain sheet music and translations
Public domain and Creative Commons licensed instrumental sheet music
Library of Congress Collections
Sheet music from a wide variety of American composers, mostly 20th century
To Find Music CDs in Primo, Under Content type on the left, select:
CDs are located next to videos section in two rotating towers near the BBC.
Finding Journal Articles By Journal Title in Primo
- Open Primo Journal Title Search
- Search for the Journal’s Title
- Click on the Journal title in the search results.
- Search inside the journal for keywords on the journal page.
You can search for books & ebooks in Primo.
General Instructions: Finding Books
Library of Congress Call Numbers
M1495 Vocal Music
M1999 Sacred Vocal Music
ML Literature on Music
MT Music Instruction
Reference Books are located in the short stacks in the center of the Library.
|Sourcebook for Research in Music||Ebook|
|New Oxford Companion to Music||REF ML100 .N5 1983|
|British Organ Music of the Twentieth Century||REF ML628 .H37 2003|
|Historical Dictionary of Sacred Music||REF ML102.C5 S83 2006|
|Encyclopedia of Popular Music||Main Collection ML102.P66 G84 2006|