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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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Alaturka: Style in Turkish Music, 1923-1938 - John Morgan O'Connell
Call Number: ML345 .T85 O36 2013
ISBN: 1409447413
Publication Date: 2013-10-11

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The Ashgate Research Companion to Minimalist and Post-Minimalist Music - Pwll Ap Sion; Keith Poetter; Kyle Gann
Call Number: ML197 .A785 2013
ISBN: 1409435490
Publication Date: 2013-11-13

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Britten - David Matthews
Call Number: ML410 .B75 M38 2013
ISBN: 1908323388
Publication Date: 2013-10-15

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A Dimension of Sound: Music in the Twilight Zone - Reba Wissner
Call Number: ML2080 .W57 2013
ISBN: 1576472167
Publication Date: 2013-10-01

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Eye Hear Sensing the Visual in Music - Simon Saw-Miller
Call Number: ML3849 .S46 2013
ISBN: 1409426440
Publication Date: 2013-11-20

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Korean Musical Drama: P'ansori and the Making of Tradition in Modernity - Hae-Kyung Um
Call Number: ML1761 .K7 U54 2013
ISBN: 0754662764
Publication Date: 2013-12-23

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Music, Dance, and the Art of Seduction - Frank Kouwenhoven (Editor); James Kippen (Editor)
Call Number: ML3799.2 .M87 2013
ISBN: 9059725263
Publication Date: 2014-01-15

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Music in the Medieval West - Margot Fassler
Call Number: ML172 .F37 2014
ISBN: 0393929159
Publication Date: 2014-03-27

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Rodion Shchedrin: Autobiographical Memories - Rodion Shchedrin
Call Number: ML410 .S447 A3 2012
ISBN: 3254084195
Publication Date: 2013-02-01

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Tainted Glory in Handel's Messiah: The Unsettling History of the World's Most Beloved Choral Work - Michael Marissen
Call Number: ML410 .H2 M38 2014
ISBN: 0300194587
Publication Date: 2014-04-15

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The Synthesizer: A Comprehensive Guide - Mark Vail
Call Number: MT723 .V35 2014
ISBN: 0195394895
Publication Date: 2014-02-19


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Chicago Manual of Style Online

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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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