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Music Research - finding the score

How to locate music scores for research and performance at Trexler Library.

Keyboard instrument music

Keyboard, electronic, and percussion music: SCO 786

SCO 786.2

Piano (keyboard) music

Note: all keyboard instruments (excluding Organ) are filed under 'piano music'. Thus you would also find music for harpsichord in this class.

SCO 786.202 Piano music- 2+ pianos  
SCO 786.204 Piano music- 1 piano 4 (or more) hands    
SCO 786.5 Organ music
SCO 786.502 Organs -duets and piano-Organ duets    
SCO 786.7

Music for Electronic instruments

incl. Synthesizers & Tapes, Computers

Class here both solo and ensemble music

SCO 786.702 Electronic instruments-duets    
SCO 786.8

Music for Percussion instruments

incl. drums & devices used for percussive effects

Class here both solo and ensemble music

SCO 786.802 Percussion instruments-duets    

 

Standard Music Subdivisions

Score type Add to Dewey #
Anthologies of works by several composers +001
Techniques (Studies and exercises, teaching pieces) +007
Duets +02
Trios, standard +03
Trios, other than standard +031
Trios, standard including a keyboard instrument +032
Trios, other than standard including a keyboard instrument +033
Quartets, standard +04
Quartets, other than standard +041
Quartets, standard including a keyboard instrument +042
Quartets, other than standard including a keyboard instrument +043
Quintets^ +05
Sextets^ +06
Septets^ +07
Octets^ +08
Nonets & above^ +09

 

^ These classes will be added to as in trios and quartets above, as necessary