Music Collection Description

The collection is maintained by the Music Library.

The Music Collection supports the undergraduate and graduate curricula in the School of Music, and faculty research programs. The majority of the music materials are located in the Music Library with approximately 14,000 additional volumes of music books and editions housed mainly in the Bookstacks, along with a lesser amount in the Rare Book & Special Collections Library and the Undergraduate Library. All video cassettes are housed in the Media Center of the Undergraduate Library. Two of the unique areas within the microform collection include the comprehensive collection of 4,000 U.S. dissertations in the field of music education and the world's largest microfilm collection of Renaissance music manuscripts. Other notable collections include the Rafael Joseffy collection of piano music and the Joseph Szigeti collection of manuscripts, printed editions, and discs.

Version Date: April, 2005