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The collections of the UCSB Music Library include over 27,000 LPs.  You can listen to them, or any of the library's 15,000 CDs, over stereo speakers in our individual listening rooms.  For online listening to thousands more albums, see the Quick Links listening databases below.


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The Library Guide for Music

Welcome to the UCSB Music Library, located on the second floor of the Arts Library.  This guide is intended to help you find materials for the study of music and provide information about the library. To get started, try the Quick Links on the lower left or click on the tabs above. If you are off campus, don't forget to log in to use items available to UCSB faculty and students only. For interdisciplinary approaches to the study of music, you may find it helpful to check other UCSB library guides for materials relevant to your research. 


New Books in the UCSB Music Library

Check the New Book Shelf in the music library to see these and other recently added titles.  You may check out books and scores from the New Book Shelf.

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Beethoven's Theatrical Quartets: Opp. 59, 74, and 95 - Nancy November
Call Number: ML410 .B4 N948 2013
ISBN: 1107035457
Publication Date: 2014-01-09

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A Composer's Guide to Game Music - Winifred Phillips
Call Number: MT64 .V53 P45 2014
ISBN: 0262026643
Publication Date: 2014-02-14

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Fanfares and Finesse: A Performer's Guide to Trumpet History and Literature - Elisa Koehler
Call Number: ML960 .K64 2014
ISBN: 0253011795
Publication Date: 2014-02-15

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Gustav Mahler and the Symphony of the 19th Century - Constantin Floros; Neil K. Moran
Call Number: ML1255 .F56 2014
ISBN: 3631626894
Publication Date: 2014-01-01

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Heinrich Schenker and Beethoven's Hammerklavier Sonata - Nicholas Marston
Call Number: ML423 .S33 M37 2013
ISBN: 0754652270
Publication Date: 2013-11-22

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Softly, with Feeling: Joe Wilder and the Breaking of barriers in American Music - Edward Berger
Call Number: ML419 .W522 B57 2014
ISBN: 1439911274
Publication Date: 2014-04-28

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The Spectral Piano: From Liszt, Scriabin, and Debussy to the Digital Age - Marilyn Nonken
Call Number: ML707 .N66 2014
ISBN: 1107018544
Publication Date: 2014-03-13

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Starting at Zero: His Own Story - Jimi Hendrix
Call Number: ML410 .H422 A3 2013
ISBN: 1620403315
Publication Date: 2013-11-05

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Tomorrow Is the Question: New Directions in Experimental Music Studies - Benjamin Piekut (Editor)
Call Number: ML197 .T63 2014
ISBN: 0472119265
Publication Date: 2014-04-09

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Voices from the Canefields: Folksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai'i - Franklin Odo
Call Number: ML3551.7 .H4 O37 2013
ISBN: 0199813035
Publication Date: 2013-10-25


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The Chicago Manual of Style Online - University of Chicago Staff (Editor)
ISBN: 0226104206
Publication Date: 2010-08-01
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