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Music Research - finding the score

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

Solo string music

String music: SCO 787

All classes include music for the instrument solo or with keyboard accompaniment as well as 2 or more of the same instrument (i.e. 3 violins) 

Music for combinations of different string instruments are located under ensemble music.

SCO 787.2

Violin music

SCO 787.2001 Violin music -anthologies
SCO 787.2007 Violin-techniques
SCO 787.3 Viola music
SCO 787.4 Cello music
SCO 787.5 Double bass music
SCO 787.6 Viol music (Use for ALL viols; do not separate further by type)
SCO 787.8 Plectral Lute family (Guitars; lutes; banjos; etc.)
SCO 787.83 Lute music (Use for ALL lutes; do not separate further by type
SCO 787.87 Guitar music (including electric guitar)

 

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