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MUS 400: Senior Seminar: Getting Started

This guide is designed to focus on the research needs of upper level majors enrolled in senior seminar, MUS400.

Browse the Collections

Browse these sections of the Reference, Circulating, and Media collections

264.2 Music in public worship, Hymnology, Hymn stories
615.8+ Music therapy
372.87 Elementary music education
780 Music (general works)
780.7 Music education
780.9 History of music
780.92 Composer biographies
781 General principles & musical forms
781.3 Composition
781.43 Performance techniques
781.45 Conducting
781.6 Traditions of music - includes folk, bluegrass, country and jazz, etc.
781.71 Christian sacred music/church music
782 Vocal music
782.1 Opera
782.27 Hymnals
783 Music for single voices; the voice
784 Instruments & instrumental ensembles
786 Keyboard & other instruments
786.2 Piano
787 Stringed instruments (Chordophones)
788 Wind instruments (Aerophones)

That Prospectus...

Although geared more for the business world, here is another item that may help as you work on your prospectus.

How to Write a Prospectus

Those program notes....

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Finding Music (audio and scores/parts)

Find Articles

The following resources may be of particular help.

  • With JSTOR and Project Muse, you may want to expand your search beyond music-related titles.
  • Newspapers provide good sources for reviews of musical compositions, both as a part of live performances and of recordings.