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MUSC 131 Music Appreciation (Signature Assignment) -- O'Brien: Home

Where to Begin

Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (One User at a Time)

Taruskin, Oxford History of Western Music (ML 160 .T18 2005) Second Floor of Addlestone


Finding Books in the Libraries' Classic Catalog

General Music Subject Headings for this assignment:

  • Music - History and Criticism
  • Musical Form
  • Musical Analysis

Composer Subject Headings Examples:

  • Biographies - Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
  • Analysis/Criticism of  a Composer's Works - Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Criticism and interpretation.
  • Analysis/Criticism of a Specific work - Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Symphonies, no. 9, op. 125, D minor.

To run these searches from the library homepage, select the Classic Catalog link and use the pull down menu in the upper right corner to select subject.


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Additional Listening

Look for guided tours, resources, and composers in the tabs across the top of the page.

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Due Date

Headphones Music Appreciation essay is due by 11:59pm on Monday, December 7, 2015.