Piano Pedagogy: Books
Call Numbers for Music books
Call Numbers for CDs, scores, and books beginning with the letter M are on the 3rd floor of the
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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