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Musical Theater Research Guide   Tags: music, musical theatre, soundtracks  

Research guide for musical theatre
Last Updated: Apr 24, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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    photo credit:  "Musical, Theaternacht im Müritzeum" by Thomas Kohler, Creative Commons license

    LC Call Numbers for Musicals Browsing

    Musical scores and literature about musical theater are intermingled with operas and works on operas.

    M 1500 -- Full score of musicals
    M 1503 -- Piano-vocal scores of musicals
    M 1505 --
    Excerpts from musicals (full scores)
    M 1507-8 -
    Excerpts from musicals (piano-vocal scores)

    ML 50 -- Libretti / Books

    ML 1700-1751 -- Literature on history and criticism of musicals and of production companies


    Subject Searches

    Musical theater (includes subsets by time period and location)

    Musical theater -- Instruction and study

    Musical films



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    This guide was created by Heather Fischer as an independent study project in the spring of 2010.


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