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Finding Books & Scores

MT 17 Music in special education
ML 3830 → ML 3838 Psychology of music
     ML 3830      General Works
     ML 3832      Rhythm
     ML 3834      Melody
     ML 3836      Harmony
     ML 3838      Other
ML 3920 Music Therapy

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

Consider the following search terms when searching the library's online catalog:

  • Music therapy
  • Music therapy – Case studies
  • Music therapy -- Research
  • Music -- Physiological effect
  • Music -- Psychological aspects
  • Music -- Social aspects
  • Music therapy for children
  • Music therapy for families
  • Music therapy for older people
  • Alternative Medicine
  • People with disabilities

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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