Piano Pedagogy: Books

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Call Numbers for Music books

Call Numbers for CDs, scores, and books beginning with the letter M are on the 3rd floor of the Mary Idema Pew (Allendale) Library. E.g., M3.B35 2019 for the Beethoven Complete Sonatas for Pianoforte.

Place requests for items to avoid having to enter the stacks and handle materials!

  • ML Books about music. E.g., ML410 .B42 D45 2019 for the Beethoven Complete Sonatas for Pianoforte Critical Commentary.
  • MT Books about teaching music or more technical information about music

To Find Books at GVSU:

  • On the Library homepage, use the search box to find "piano music" or "piano teachers" or pianists and other words like history or interpretation or analysis, or biography.
  • Use separate boxes for your composer, piece title, type of piece, or other keywords.
  • When searching for a type of piece, use the plural, e.g., "sonatas" or "concertos" (not concerti).You may use keywords like "piano sonatas op. 23" if you change the drop-down menu at the end of the search box to "all of these" instead of "as a phrase."

Searching for Specific Items:

  • Search by COMPOSER, PERFORMER or by TITLE:
  • Choose BASIC SEARCH. Click on Author (for performer) or on Title.
  • Type composer's or performer's name (e.g., stravinsky igor OR ellington duke). Click on Search.


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Subjects: Course Guides, Music
  • Last Updated: May 21, 2024 8:26 AM
  • URL: https://libguides.gvsu.edu/piano