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Getting Started Guide: Music Research: Print Reference

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Library of Congress Call Numbers "M Class"

Here's a brief guide to some of the important Library of Congress call number areas in Music Literature (ML Class):

ML50:  Opera Librretti

ML100:  Music Dictionaries and Encyclopedias (general)

ML102:  Music Dictionaries and Encyclopedias (arranged by topic)

ML110-111.5:  Music Librarianship

ML128:  Music Bibliography (arranged by topic)

ML134:  Composer Bibliographies

ML159-161:  Music History (general)

ML410:  Composer Biography

ML416-ML429:  Performer/musician Biography

ML3506:  History of Jazz

ML3795:  Music as a Profession/Vocational Guidance

ML3797-3799.5:  Music Research

MT:  Music Instruction and Study

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