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Musical Theater Research Guide: Getting Started

Research guide for musical theatre

Getting Started

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

Call Numbers

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 Headings

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.