Subject Guide - Music
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|Films On Demand: Academic and Archival Films across all disciplines & Newsreels Collections.
Suggested Streaming Videos
- Music Appreciation
- Music History
Browse for more videos from Films on Demand on Music and Dance
What's on the Shelves in the RPCC Library on the Gonzales Campus
Selected Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (Print Edition)
Browse the Print Books, DVDs, and Other Shelved Resources by Call 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.
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.
- SLU School of Music: Check here for concerts, events, etc. Click on Upcoming Performances.
Suggested External Websites
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,