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.
A wide variety of subject headings are useful in locating materials related to keyboard instruments (use the same sub-headings for organ).
It is also possible to search for related books that discuss a particular country or time period. Typically, these will be listed under the terms Piano Music, Organ Music etc.. followed by a term describing the time period (19th century) or country (Austria):
The following table outlines call numbers for materials on instruction & study for keyboard instruments.
The piano pedagogy collection is located in the Kerschner Music Education collection.
|General works||MT 180||MT 220|
|Method books||MT 182||MT 222|
|Studies & exercises (etudes)||MT 185||MT 225|
|Special techniques||MT 186||MT 226|