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Music: Reserve Titles

A research guide for finding music in various formats in the Yale University Library, and for beginning research on music.

About Permanent Reserve, Circulation Reserve, and Special Theory Reserve

This is a list of titles on Circulation Reserve, Permanent Open Reserve, and Special Theory Reserve. The library maintains these reserve shelves separately from the Course Reserve shelves, to provide ready access to frequently used music history and theory resources.

  • Request to use these books at the Circulation Desk.
  • Titles are listed in call number order. 
  • Recordings or DVDs are listed following the books they accompany.
  • Click on the title to see the catalog record, where you can check the circulation status and locate other copies. You will also find the contents, disc, and track numbers for recordings.
  • Note that a few ebooks are included. which have Online Book as the call number.  

Permanent Open Reserve

Circulation Reserve

Special Theory Reserve