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Guitar Guide

Research and Instruction Librarian

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Cory Laverty

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Call Number Ranges for Guitar

Guitar music

Solo guitar
M125 - M127

M128 - M129

Guitar and piano
M276 - M277

Guitar duets
M292 - M293

Guitar and orchestra (full scores and piano reductions)
M1037.4 .G8

Guitar and String orchestra
M1137.4 .G8

Bibliography/Repertoire lists
ML128 .G8

History/construction of the guitar
ML1015 .G9

Techniques: studies and methods
MT580 - MT588

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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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