Below are some examples of subject headings related to percussion which may be useful when searching or browsing in the Library Catalog.
To search subject headings in Library Catalog, go to the "Advanced" search page and select Subject in the pull-down menu next to the search field. Enter any one of the headings in the list below into the search field. Use quotes around phrases for more precise results.
To browse a list of subject headings, go to Mirlyn Classic, click Browse in the top toolbar, choose "Subject begins with..." in the "Select index to browse" pull-down menu next to the search field and enter any one of the headings in the list below into the search field.
Books and Periodicals
Scores, Recordings and Videorecordings
For chamber ensemble music, you can use "Percussion ensembles" to browse items with all percussion instrumentation and use "Trios" (or quartets, etc.) to browse items with mixed instrumentation (ex., wind and percussion). Please note that these terms are only starting points which will lead you to more specific subject headings connected to items that include percussion within their instrumentation.
Below are some selected call number ranges where percussion materials may be located. You can browse the shelves or consult the Library Catalog for a more specific listing of materials by call number.
|M 145-175||Solo percussion music|
|M 284-285||Percussion and piano music|
|M 298||Duets: two percussion instruments (not all items include percussion)|
|M 298||Duets: non-percussion and percussion instrument (not all items include percussion)|
|M 1038||Percussion with orchestra (full scores)|
|M 1039||Percussion with orchestra (piano reductions)|
|M 1138||Percussion with string orchestra (full scores)|
|M 1139||Percussion with string orchestra (piano reductions)|
|ML 1030-1049||Percussion history|
|Percussion instruction and study|
|MT 655.4||Orchestral excerpts (general works)|
|ML 128 .P23
Z 6814 .P38
To search by call number in the Library Catalog, select "Call number starts with" in the pull-down menu in the Advanced search page and enter the beginning of a call number (ex., M 320).
To browse by call number, go to Mirlyn Classic, click Browse in the top toolbar, choose "Call number begins with..." in the "Select index to browse" pull-down menu next to the search field and enter the beginning of a call number.