In the online catalog, the SUBJECT searches below will yield books and music concerning harp (this is not a complete list).
Remember to use the options on the left side of the results page to refine your search by format or other parameter(s): Music (Printed Music, Music Recordings), Audio, Subject (Concertos (Harp), Flute and Harp Music, Arranged), etc.:
in Subject: flute and harp music
in Subject: harp and organ music
in Subject: harp and piano music
in Subject: harp music (2 harps)
in Subject: harp music
in Subject: harp -- orchestral excerpts
in Subject: harp music (arranged) (originally for another instrument)
in Subject: harp music (jazz)
in Subject: harp instruction and study
in Subject: harp methods
in Subject: harp with orchestra
in Subject: harp history
in Subject: harp music history and criticism
in Subject: harpists
If you find a piece you want in the online catalog, go to the "Subjects" tab and click on the hyperlinked Subject to see other similar works.
A complete list of subject headings can be found in Music Subject Headings, which is bound in red and kept on the index table in the Reference Room. Harp subject headings begin on page 263.
Because printed music and books are classified - that is, grouped with similar items on the shelf - browsing can be an effective method for finding what you want.
If you're looking for harp music in a particular medium, these classifications can guide you in the stacks (this is not a complete list):
By Library of Congress Call Number:
Harp Music, Arranged
Harp and Piano Music
Harp and Orchestra
Harp and Chamber Orchestra
Harp and String Orchestra
|ML||Literature (books) on Music|
|Ref. ML128.H3||Harp Bibliographies|
|MT||Music instruction and study|