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Music Research: Books

resources for research in music: musicology, jazz, music education, and more

Books - Music Research

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The UNT Libraries currently use the Library of Congress system to classify the books in our collections. The Library of Congress system uses both letters of the alphabet plus numbers to classify books.  Classification causes books on similar topics to be together on the shelves. 
The two kinds of call numbers for music books are ML and MT.  ML stands for music literature, while MT stands for music theory or music teaching. 

Significant music history series

Cambridge Companions to Music 
 48 books The focus is primarily on classical music topics, but topics such as jazz and pop are also represented.

Cambridge History of Music
 17 books The main focus is on the periods of classical music history.

Cambridge Handbooks to the Historical Performance of Music
7 books The focus is is primarily on individual instruments.

Cambridge Music Handbooks
61 books The focus is on individual classical works. 

Cambridge Introductions to Music 
7 books The focus is on genres of classical music.

Norton Introduction to Music History
Monographs on various periods of music history, with accompanying anthologies

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