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Listening to Violin Music
Listen to and watch violin performances online!
Links to more Online Listening
To find CDs in the library catalog:
To find DVDs in the library catalog:
Check out this portable Zoom Recorder from the Music Library Circulation Desk to make high quality recordings on the go!
Browsing in the Music Library Stacks
To find scores in the library catalog:
- Search from the Music Library homepage. Click on the radio button for "Scores Only"
- Keep your searches simple and specific to find the scores you need. For example, Beethoven violin concerto 61 (do not include "number" "no." "op." "opus" etc. as these terms can vary)
Browsing violin music in the Music Library:
- M3 -- scholarly editions with critical commentary, shelved alphabetically by composer
- M40--M44-- Solo violin
- M217--M223-- Violin and piano music
- M286--M287 -- Duets for 2 stringed instruments
- M290--M291 -- Duets for wind and stringed instruments
- M350--M351 -- String trios
- M452 / M552 -- String quartets and quintets
- M1012--M1013 -- Violin with orchestra
- M1112--M1113 -- Violin with string orchestra
- ML410 -- Composer biographies
- ML418 -- Performer biographies
- ML800--ML803 -- Books about the violin
- MT260--MT267 -- Violin studies and exercises
Browsing Violin Scores in the Online Catalog
Oxford Music Online This link opens in a new window
Search encyclopedia entries on all aspects of music, including composers, performers, terminology, musical genres and forms, orchestras, and institutions
Finding Articles about the Violin
Chamber Music Research
Oxford Bibliographies: Music This link opens in a new window
Excellent source for annotated bibliographies. Includes bibliographies of Chamber Music and the String Quartet.