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Music History: Books on Classical to Present

Link to Classical Music History Research guide

Books on Classical to Present

Browsing for books in the Library

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West Valley Library uses the Library of Congress classification system for Call number system. To browse Music History books in the library, check out these sections:

ML100 Music dictionaries, encyclopedias
ML160 Music history and criticism
ML162-ML198.5 Music history and criticism by chronological period
ML410 Music biographies of composers

Featured books of Music Composers: Classical, Romantic and Contemporary Periods