LOOKING FOR PRINTED MUSIC OR RECORDINGS AND INFORMATION ABOUT BAND MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE
1. Use AUTHOR search in ASU's Library Catalog, using composer's last name and first name.
In the author search, arrangement of a composer's works is by UNIFORM TITLE. Uniform titles are either DISTINCTIVE titles in the original language, or GENERIC titles, which begin with form or genre, and are followed by performance medium, serial or opus or thematic catalogue number, and key. Examples:
2. For for specific, known pieces with distinctive titles, do a TITLE search in ASU 's Library Catalog. Examples:
3. To find information about band music as well as printed music and recordings, do a SUBJECT search in ASU 's Library Catalog, using terms found in Library of Congress Subject Headings, such as:
Because printed music and books are classified--i.e., grouped with similar items on the shelves--browsing can be an effective method for finding material. Look on the shelves under the following numbers.