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Choral Music Guide: Scores

This guide is designed to help you locate choral music and information about choral music

Online Music Scores

Printed Music Scores

How do I find printed choral music?

If you have a specific piece in mind, you can search by title, author (person/organization/composer), or both in the online catalog. Below are general call number ranges for choral music.


Suggested Call Numbers for Choral Music

Secular Vocal Music

M1530–1546.5                                            choruses with orchestra or other ensemble
M1547–M1600 choruses, part songs, etc., with accompaniment of keyboard or other solo instrument, or unaccompanied
M1608 choruses, etc., in tonic sol fa notation
M1609 unison choruses
M1610 cantatas, choral symphonies, etc., for unaccompanied chorus (secular and sacred) with or without solo voices
M1627–M1853 folk, national and ethnic music
M1990–M1998 secular vocal music for children

Sacred Vocal Music

M2000–M2007 oratorios
M2010–M2017.6 choral services, etc.

M2010–M2014

masses, requiems

M2018–M2019.5 duets, trios, etc.
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; hymn collections
M2147-M2188 liturgy and ritual

M2147-2155.6

Roman Catholic churches

M2156-2160.87

orthodox churches

M2161-2183

protestant churches

M2184

other Christian churches

M2186-2187

jewish

M2188

other non-Christian religions

M2190-M2196 sacred vocal music for children
M2198-M2199 popular religious and devotional music

Librarian

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Subjects:Music

Subject Headings

Subject Headings for Scores, Recordings, and Videorecordings of Choral Music

anthems

´╗┐antiphons (music)

ave Maria (music)

ave verum corpus (music)

beatitudes (music)

canticles

carols

chansons

chants

chorales

chorus scores

choruses

church music

frottolas (music)

glees, catches, rounds, etc.

hymn tunes

hymns

madrigals

Magnificat (music)

Mass (music)

motets

nunc dimittis (music)

 

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