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A guide to Music resources

Finding Music

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
M1-M3 Collections
M4-M1490 Instrumental
M20-M39 Piano
M1000-M1356.2 Orchestral
M1495-M2199 Vocal
M1497-M1998 Secular Vocal
M1500-M1527.8 Opera, Musicals
M1999-M2199 Sacred Vocal
ML1-ML3930 Literature of Music
ML159-ML3799 History and Criticism
MT1-MT960 Musical Instruction & Study

Types of Resources in Music


We have about 1450 titles classified 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 8000 titles through our eBook 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.


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.


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.

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