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Music: NOBLE Catalog

NOBLE Catalog

In the Stacks


All books on various subjects within the field of Music are conveniently organized under the "M" LC Classification on Stack Level 3. Below is a breakdown of subtopics within the larger subjects in the M-MT section. 


M 1-5000 - Music 

  • M 5-1480 Instrumental Music
  • M 1495-2199 Vocal Music
    • M 1497-1998 Secular Vocal Music
    • M 1999-2199 Sacred Vocal Music​

ML 1-3930 - Literature on Music

  • ML 159-3785 History & Criticism
  • ML 3790-3792 Music trade
  • ML 3795 Music as a profession
  • ML 3797-3799.5 Music Research
  • ML 3928-39230 Literature for Children

MT 1-960 Instruction & Study

  • MT 170-810 Instrumental techniques
  • MT 820-915 Singing and vocal techniques
  • MT 918-948 School Music
  • MT 955-956 Musical theater

For a detailed list of the subclasses in the Music section, see the LC Classification Guide for M.

Education Books
Conveniently located right next to the music section is the general section on Education. These books are in the L-LT section

Tips for Searching the Catalog

Use the basic search box and enter any combination of keywords into the search line. 

Subject Headings
Once you run a few searches and find books about or related to your topic, use those records as jumping off points for related information. On a book's record, look for the Subject section. Scan the list of linked subjects for any that are near your topic. Clicking on those subject links will provide a list of all other books Jenks owns that have been tagged with this subject.

Selected Books

The Beautiful Music All Around Us

Author: Stephen Wade
Call number: EBSCO eBook
Publication Date: 2012-08-10

Educational Leadership and Music

Author: Terri N. Watson
Call number: EBSCO eBook
ISBN: 9781681238555
Publication Date: 2017-08-01

Expressiveness in Music Performance

Author: Dorottya Fabian
Call number: EBSCO eBook
ISBN: 9780199659647
Publication Date: 2014-09-03


Mastering the Art of Performance

Author:  Stewart Gordon
Call number: ML 457 .G66 2006
ISBN: 9780195177435
Publication Date: 2005-12-15

Music Research

Author:  Laurie J. Sampsel
Call number: Ref. ML 113 .S28 2009
ISBN: 9780195171198
Publication Date: 2008-02-25

The Musician's Way

Author: Gerald Klickstein
Call number: MT 75 .K74 2009
ISBN: 9780195343137 
Publication Date: 2009-09-03

Writing about Music

Author: D. Kern Holoman
Call number: EBSCO eBook
ISBN: 9780520958814
Publication Date: 2014-09-05