To locate books about a specific person or topic, use the Subject Search in the OPAL Library Catalog. Each book has been tagged with specific subject headings that describe its content.
There are a variety of subject headings that pertain to music theatre.
To find books about a composer's songs, use the composer's name followed by "songs."
Sources such as encyclopedias and select bibliographies/guides will be located in the reference collection.
|ML 48-50||Translations of opera texts & librettos|
|ML 54.6||Translations of vocal texts|
|ML 128 M78||Bibliographies/Literature guides|
|ML 820-950||Singing and vocal techniques|
|ML 1711, ML 2054||General history of the musical|
Books and printed music are arranged according to the Library of Congress' Classification System. The library has circulating and non-circulating (reference) collections. Each collection is divided in to three sections.
The Jones Music Library has distinct collections for music education and music therapy resources. A complete description of the library's collections may be found here.