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M1000 → M1473 Large Ensemble Scores
     M1101 → M1141      String Orchestra Scores
     M1200 → M1269      Band Music Scores
M1500 → M2188 Vocal Music Scores
ML 1400 → ML 3275 Vocal Music Literature/History
ML 3830 → ML 3838 Music psychology
MT 1 Theory of musical instruction and study
MT 6 General music theory
MT 10 → MT 11 Teacher’s manuals
MT 20 → MT 34 Special methods of education
     MT 22      Dalcroze
     MT 26      Orff
     MT 32      Kodaly
MT 35 Ear training
MT 73 Band instrumentation
MT 85 Conducting
MT 170 → MT 801 Technique books (by instrument)
MT 820 → MT 893 Singing and voice
MT 898 → MT 949 Techniques for children
NX Arts in general
     NX 180      Arts in relation to other subjects
     NX 220      Arts audiences
     NX 230      Citizen participation in the arts
     NX 280 → NX 282      Study and teaching, research

Above are general call number ranges. For a more detailed classification outline, consult the Library of Congress M Classification Guide. 

Arts -- Study and teaching -- Standards -- United States

Block scheduling and music

Children's songs

Methods (Music)

Multiple intelligences and Music

Music and technology

Music in education -- History

Music appreciation

Music education

Music -- Instruction and study -- Juvenile

Music -- Instruction and study -- Standards -- United States

Music -- Instruction and study -- United States -- History

Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics

Music teachers -- Rating of -- United States

School music -- Instruction and study

School music -- public relations

Singing schools

IMSLP - International Music Score Library Project (Petrucci Music Library)  
A community-built library of public domain sheet music. Extensive collection of original scores scanned to PDF. One of the best online resources for finding free public domain sheet music on the Web.
Choral Public Domain Library 
A wiki-style repository of free choral/vocal scores, texts, translations, and other useful information.
Mutopia Project 
Classical sheet music, based on editions in the public domain, available for for free download.
Project Gutenberg: The Sheet Music Project 
A source for public domain sheet music, available in Finale or XML formats for download.
Sibley Music Library Digital Scores Collection 
An online collection of public domain scores, many that are unique to the Sibley Music Library collection

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