Choral Music

This guide is designed to help you find information about choruses and choral music. Use this as a starting point, or browsing tool. As always, consult Voyager and the catalogs for complete holdings information, and when uncertain, ask at the Reference Desk!

 

Suggested Call Numbers for Shelf Browsing:

Below are general call number ranges. For specific call numbers, consult the Library of Congress Classification Schedule in the blue book at the Reference Desk, and/or Voyager.

 

Secular Choral Music

 

M1500 – M1508

dramatic music: operas, musicals etc.

M1500

operas – full scores

M1503

operas – vocal scores with piano

M1505

operas – excerpts -full scores

M1530 – M1546.5

choruses with orchestra or other ensemble

M1547 – M1600

choruses, part-songs, etc., with accompaniment of keyboard or other solo instrument, or unaccompanied 

 

Sacred Choral Music

M2000 – M2007

Oratorios

M2010 – M2017.7

Services

M2020 – M2036

choruses, cantatas, etc., with orchestra or other ensemble

M2060 – M2101.5

choruses, part-songs, etc. with accompaniment of keyboard or other solo instrument, or unaccompanied

M2115 – M2146

hymnals

M2161 – M2183

M2186 – M2187

Protestant

Jewish

 

Suggested Subject Headings:

Below are examples of some useful subject headings for use in Voyager and the Card Catalog. For complete listings of headings, consult the Library of Congress Subject Headings (red books).  

 

Headings for Voyager            Headings for LP Catalog