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MUSC 385: Research, Issues, and Methodologies in Musicology

Welcome to the MUSC385 libguide!

Welcome! This is a selective guide of tools to help you with your research in MUSC385: Research, Issues and Methodologies in Musicology

Where possible, Queen's University Library has what you need. What you can't find at Queen's, try RACER, our interlibrary loan service.

Credit: The Mellon chansonnier. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1979.

Navigate the Music Collection

Floorplan: Stauffer 2nd floor

Items are arranged according to the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION scheme: Class M for Music and Books on music.

Generally, items are shelved alphabetically in author order within each subject class number. Class M (MUSIC) consists of 3 main sections:

  • M - Scores. Scores are shelved in 3 sections, by size: miniature (study scores), regular stacks and oversize.
  • ML - Books on music literature, history and criticism. The BIOGRAPHY/CRITICISM number for composers is ML410. Books are grouped in alphabetical order by the biographee/subject. e.g Bruckner ML410 .B88
  • MT - Books on Music Theory, Teaching/pedagogy or Technique for instrumental/vocal study

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