Below are some examples of subject headings related to the guitar which may be useful when searching or browsing in the Library Catalog.
To search subject headings in the 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.
Books and Periodicals
Scores, Recordings and Videorecordings
For chamber ensemble music, you can use "Plucked instrument trios" (or plucked instrument quartets, etc.) to browse items with all plucked instrumentation and use "Trios" (or quartets, etc.) to browse items with mixed instrumentation (ex., wind and plucked instruments). Please note that these terms are only starting points which will lead you to more specific subject headings connected to items that include guitar within their instrumentation.
Below are some selected call number ranges where guitar 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 125-129||Solo guitar music (all genres - classical, jazz, blues, etc.)|
|M 276-277||Guitar and piano music|
|M 292-293||Duets: two plucked instruments (not all items include guitar)|
|M 294-295||Duets: string and plucked instrument (not all items include guitar)|
|M 296-297||Duets: wind and plucked instrument (not all items include guitar)|
|M 1037.4.G8||Guitar with orchestra (full scores and piano reductions)|
|M 1137.4.G8||Guitar with string orchestra (full scores and piano reductions)|
|M 1623-1624||Secular songs with plucked instrument acc. (not all items include guitar)|
|M 2113||Sacred songs with plucked instrument acc. (not all items include guitar)|
|ML 1015.G9||Guitar history and criticism|
|MT 580-585||Guitar instruction and study|
|MT 586||Orchestral excerpts|
|Z 6814 .G8||Guitar bibliographies|
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 125).