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Image: Program and Playbills that are part of the ML/BSSA Collection
Musical scores and literature about musical theater are intermingled with operas and works on operas. These are the call number areas to search:
- 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 410-420: Souvenir programs and Playbills
- ML 1700-1751: Literature on history and criticism of musicals and production companies
- SMC: Sheet music from older musicals
Some musical theatre recordings can be borrowed for shorter loan periods, while others can be accessed in our Listening Center on the third floor:
- MUSICCD: CDs that can be borrowed for a shorter loan period
- CD: CDs for listening in the Listening Center only
This guide was created by Heather Fischer as an independent study project in the spring of 2010.