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Guitar: Recordings

Streaming Audio & Video

Library Audio Databases

More Online Music Resources

See our related guides for more online music resources:

Library Video Databases

Hardcopy Recordings

Find Scores and Recordings

sample catalog search for 'tropic winter nathaniel dett' limited to Printed Music (All); results show catalog record with library location and call number

In the Allen Library

  1. Open the library catalog.
  2. Search the title and composer's name.
  3. Limit to the format you desire.
  4. Find a result for the piece you need.
  5. Use the location and call number to find the item.

Image: Catalog search with the format limited to Printed Music, and search result showing location and call number.


Online

Can't visit the library? Use our guides to Music Scores Online or Streaming Audio & Video to find online score & recording sites, then search for the piece you need.


Get help

Searching for music can be tricky! If you can't find what you need, ask a librarian for help.

Browse the Shelves

young man looks at library shelvesBrowsing is a great way to discover new music if you don't have a specific piece in mind!
In the Allen Library, the first letters of the call number indicate format:

Call Number Letters Format
MD CDs
MR LPs (records)
MO DVDs
MV VHS tapes

The following numbers indicate genre. Combine the letters above with the numbers below to browse for guitar recordings.

Example: 
MD292 = Guitar duet CDs
MR292 = Guitar duet LPs

Call Number Genre
125-129 Solo guitar
292-293 Plucked instrument duets
 465-469 Plucked instrument quartets
1037.4 Guitar concertos*

*Concertos with other solo instruments can also be found at this call number. Guitar is only one of the possible solo instruments.

These are just a few of the many genres that include guitar! Ask a librarian for help finding more.  

Listening & Viewing Equipment

listening/viewing room with audio/visual equipment

Want to listen to higher quality audio equipment? Don't have a record turntable at home? Come to the Allen Library!

Our listening carrels and listening/viewing rooms can play:

  • CDs, LPs, cassette tapes, and reel-to-reel tapes
  • DVDs, Blu-rays, and VHS tapes
  • Personal devices via Bluetooth, VGA, HDMI, AUX cable, and Apple TV

Equipment is generally available on a first-come, first-served basis, but rooms may be reserved for certain uses. Contact Lisa Wollenberg (860.768.4840) for more information.

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