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Percussion Music Resources

Resources for percussionists

Browsing Percussion Call Numbers

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


Call Number Description
M146 Drum(s)
M175.X6 Xylophone, marimba, vibraharp, vibraphone 
M284.D8-M284.X9 Keyboard and percussion collections
M285.D8-M285.X9 Keyboard and percussion separate works
M1039.4 Solo percussion instrument with orchestra
M1138 Solo percussion instrument with string orchestra
M1363 Steel band music



Call Number Description


Bibliographies of percussion music
ML399 Surveys of percussion players
ML1030-M1049 History and criticism of percussion instruments


Methods and Etudes

Call Number Description
MT655-MT725.Y3 Percussion methods and techniques