Why do a subject search?
Where can I find a list of these subject headings?
What is a subject search?
Items at the Music Library are cataloged by subject headings devised by the Library of Congress. These headings are used by most American academic libraries. The purpose of subject headings is to provide a uniform means of classifying items.
To retrieve the most relevant items, search for materials using these headings.
How do I do a subject search?
In Orbis, do a basic search. Type a subject heading (ex. "choruses") into the search box, then select "subject browse" from the drop-down menu. A list of different headings related to the subject (and number of results) will appear.
Some common subject headings are below:
|Monologues with music
(Chorus with orchestra)