All music resources (except reference material) in the RichLyn Library are arranged by the Library of Congress Classification System. The call number for a music resource most likely will start with M. Below is a list of major catagories within the M classification.
|Scores & Sound Recordings|
|ML1-ML3930||Literature of Music|
|ML159-ML3799||History and Criticism|
|MT1-MT960||Musical Instruction & Study|
We have about 1450 titles classifed as music on our shelves. These will be found on the upper level. See side bar for a break down of the arrangement. In addition the library has access to an additional 700 titles through our ebooks services.
The library houses about 2200 printed scores on the upper level northeast quadrant. We also have 58 collections of scores on compact disk that can be checked out and you can print your own score. Click here to access the list of the compact disc score collections.
The majority of out recordings are streamed online through the Naxos Music Library. You may search our catalog or the Naxos site for individual works. Our collection of compact discs are housed on the upper level southwest quadrant adjacent to the music books and scores. Please take the case to the Circulation Desk to pick up the actual disc. The library also has a collection of vinyl records that have been archived. To retrieve a vinyl record first search the catalog for the correct title and call number. Submit the information to the attendant at the Circulation Desk. The vinyl record will be retrieved for you and available for pick-up at the Circulation Desk within 24 hours.
Our media collection contains a number of Operas and Musicals for viewing. They are housed on the lower level of the library along the wall near the United Brethren Historical Center. Search the catalog for the specific title.