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Music: Books, Scores, Recordings, Videos

This guide will help you locate music resources.

Finding Music Scores and Recordings @TCNJ Library

Search the TCNJ Online Catalog to locate music books, scores, CDs, and DVDs.  Ask a Librarian if you need assistance.

Search Tips for Locating Scores and Recordings

  • Use quotes to search phrases – this is especially helpful for locating specific songs

“An die Musik”

  • Use the plural form for genre terms



Use limits to fine tune your searching:  

  • Limit by format (score, recording, DVD, CD, etc.) 
  • Limit by date  (recent publications, new recordings, etc.) 
  • Search for two authors at once (2 composers on a recording, a composer and a performer, etc.) 

beethoven brendel , renee fleming mozart




Finding Books @TCNJ Library

Search TCNJ Library Catalog on your topic using keywords, then limit your results to "General Collection" for books:

monteverdi madrigals

baroque opera

All books on music are classified with an M at the beginning of the call number, and are located on the 4th floor.
M = Music scores
ML = Music history and biography
MT = Music theory and teaching

Streaming Audio Resources