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Music

These are selected sources. Your reference librarians can assist you in finding other related materials.

Search in fUSIon

Search for books, ebooks, images, and articles from scholarly, trade, or news periodicals with the Rice Library's fUSIon tool.

Suggested Search Terms

Try these terms in the Subject Search of the Library Catalog:
 
Music
Music-History and criticism
   General works
   By period
   By region or country
   Biography
   Composition and Performance
   Instruments and Instrumental Music
  Vocal music
  Program music
  Dance music
  Popular music
  Folk, national, and ethnic music
  Music on particular topics
  Music journalism                               
Instrumental music
Literature on music
Music as a trade-Vocational guidance
Music-Instruction and study
 
You can also try to use specific terms in the Advanced Search.  These could be specific composers, musicians, instruments, types of music, etc.  Examples could include:
Woodwind instruments
Billie Holiday
Stravinsky
Oboe
 

Featured Titles

Browse the Shelves

Use the following call number ranges to browse the library's shelves.
"M" call numbers are located on the 3rd floor or Rice Library.
  
M1-5000 Music
ML1-3990 Literature on music
MT1-960 Instruction and study