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This guide provides information for searching and browsing guitar music as well as links to web resources and journals.

Browsing Guitar Call Numbers

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These are the areas in the Library of Congress Classification System where you will find guitar scores. You can browse the shelves in these sections or browse via the online catalog by Library of Congress call number.

Scores

Call Number Description
M3.G38 Mauro Giuliani Complete Works
M125-M129 Guitar alone
M276-M277 Guitar and piano
M292-293, 294-295, 296-297 Duets for two guitars, guitar and string instrument, guitar and woodwind (respectively)
M365-369, 465-469 Guitar trios, guitar quartets
M572 Quintets for guitar and string quartet
M1037.4.G8 Guitar with orchestra
M1137.4.G8 Guitar with string orchestra
M1623 Songs with guitar accompaniment

For popular songs (most of which have chord symbols for the guitar), real & fake books, and folk songs, see M1627-M1630.18

Books

Call Number Description
ML128.G8 Bibliographies of guitar music
ML399 Surveys of guitar players
ML1015.G9 History and construction; music and playing

 

Methods and Etudes

Call Number Description
MT49 Continuo playing (historical practice)
MT580-588 Guitar studies, methods, and techniques

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Credits

This guide was created by Michael Vincent, ML/BSSA Student Supervisor.

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