Image: Catalog search with the format limited to Printed Music, and search result showing location and call number.
Searching for music can be tricky! If you can't find what you need, ask a librarian for help.
Browsing 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|
The following numbers indicate genre. Combine the letters above with the numbers below to browse for piano and organ recordings.
MD22—Solo keyboard CDs
MR22—Solo keyboard LPs
|20 – 39||Solo keyboard (piano and others)|
|217 – 285||Duets with keyboard|
|310 – 344||Trios with keyboard|
|*see note||Quartets through nonets|
*Quartets (400s), quintets (500s), through nonets (900s) follow a pattern similar to trios, e.g. 410-444, 510-544, etc.
These are just a few of the many genres that include keyboard instruments! Ask a librarian for help finding more.
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:
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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