The Popular Song Albums Collection includes jazz, blues, rock and pop songs, and 'real books'. They are located in the ML section of the Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library scores collection, on the 2nd floor.
You can find individual titles in these albums from the song index.
The Ulverscroft Large Print Song Books music and words are particularly useful.
Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library and Lenton Parr Library have large collections of music scores and performance material for individual instruments and ensemble use.
Music scores can be borrowed and are usually available for 28 day loan. You can request items held at another campus to be sent to your campus for pickup.
Music scores at Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library are arranged by category according to instrument or form of composition. Within each category scores are arranged in alphabetical order by composer name. Each category begins with a different letter of the alphabet. For example:
A - Piano, 2 hands
C - Two Pianos, 4 hands
GG - Guitar
For a complete list, see the British Catalogue of Music classification system page in this guide (under the Finding Scores Tab).Music Scores at the Lenton Parr Library are arranged according to the British Catalogue of Music classification system. This scheme organises scores by grouping each instrument together on the shelves. It is further organised by genre within the instrumental groupings. For example, choral music, all piano sonatas, all flute and piano arrangements etc are shelved together.