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Consult the Helpful Hints section on the main Finding Repertoire page. See also the Music Library's ORGAN handout - in PDF.
Most, but not all, organ music can be found in the following areas:
M 6 - 19 -- organ alone
Other useful areas/classifications include:
M 8 (sonatas)
M 10 (fugues with or without preludes)
M 180 - 181 (one or more organs, two or more players)
M 182 - 186 (organ and one other instrument)
M 1005 (organ with full orchestra, concertos)
M 1006 (organ with second keyboard reduction of concertos, etc.)
M 1108 (organ with strings, concertos)
M 1109 (organ with second keyboard reduction of concertos, etc. for organ and strings)
MT 180 - 208 (studies, methods, technique, etc.)
MT 187 (pedal techniques)
Additional information regarding call numbers can be found at:
A SUBJECT search is NOT the same as a KEYWORD search. Library of Congress Subject Headings are assigned by cataloguers.
***WARNING*** -- if , for example, you use the Subject "ORGAN MUSIC"you will find miscellaneous solo works only! e.g.
|SONATAS (organ)SUITES (organ and..CANONS, FUGUES, etc. (organ)CONCERTOS (organ)
|N.B. Most music will be found under the subject heading for a specific genre
Words or terms from Subject Headings may be used in KEYWORD searching
Much unusual and twentieth-century music for the organ may be found in the Solo Music Reference Collection housed in the Choral/Band/Orchestral Music Library. The general classification number for trombone music in the SMRC is MUS 4006.
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians Ref ML 100.G8 2001-on the Dictionary Table] Detailed and scholarly information on the history of the trombone and the trombone repertory
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians [online] London : Macmillan Reference ; New York : Grove's Dictionaries, -
Williams, Peter, Barbara Owen. The New Grove Organ. New York: W.W. Norton, 1988. ML550.W378 1988
To find older commercial recordings (i.e., older black vinyl LPs) which ARE NOT listed in the Western Libraries Catalogue, a printed list is located at the call number: MTR 3513 [this may be "gone" - LRP]