Finding Percussion Music: Scores and Recordings

A guide to locating percussion music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Before you start...

To increase the accuracy of your searches in the online library catalog, include the opus or thematic number of the work if it has one. To locate this number, search in the WORKS list under the composer's name in either Oxford Music Online or the appropriate print volume of the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians in the Reference Room.

Listening to Music Online

Go to:

on the UNC Music Library's homepage to listen to streaming audio. You can create playlists and access them from off campus using your Onyen.

UNC catalog search with Links

   

Searching tips

The best way to search for scores or recordings is by KEYWORD using the most distinctive words in the author's name and work title.

You can also specify a particular performer.

Keyword: Alamo Lecuona

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 (percussion ensembles, percussion and piano music), etc.

If UNC-CH doesn't own the piece of music you want, search for it in WorldCat. Make a note of the OCLC Accession number of the item you want and include it in your Interlibrary Loan request.