Subject Guide - Music
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Special Topics: Local Music Organizations
Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra: Check here for events, radio broadcasts (see “About Us”), etc.
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra: in New Orleans; check here for concerts, events, podcasts, etc.
LSU School of Music: Check here for concerts, events, etc.
Interactive site which lets visitors listen to samples of music from around the world. Note that log in is not required; simply select "Enter as Guest" to access its content.
Source of thousands of downloadable musical scores and recordings in the public domain.
Dozens of links to explore on a number of music topics of interest to musicologists.
Database of nearly 65,000 instruments held in museum collections worldwide; search by keyword or browse by instrument family, museum, or instrument maker.
Free, public domain eBooks in various electronic formats to browse on the topic of music, including music scores, theory, and instruction, most of historical value.
View some of the world's most valuable music pieces from a number of collections from all across the United States.
Over 10,000 American historical recordings from the early 1900s free to listen to online.
Search or browse this online collection of over 20,000 free, public domain music scores and music-related texts in PDF form.
Several categories of music recordings to experience from the British Library collections.
Shelf Resources (RPCC Library - Gonzales campus)
Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (print issues)
Browse Books, DVDs, and Other Shelf Resources by Shelf Number
M – Music.
ML 1 to ML 3930 – Literature on music.
MT 1 to MT 960 – Music–Instruction and study.
MT 3 to MT 5– History.
MT 5.5 to MT 7– Music theory.