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Library resources for piano

Library resources for piano


Below are selected research tools for finding music for, and information about, the piano. Consult the McGill Library catalogue for complete holdings information. If you have further questions, please contact a member of the full-time staff for assistance.

Ce guide sert de point de départ ou d’outil de navigation. Consultez le catalogue pour obtenir les ressources documentaires complètes. Pour de plus amples renseignements, contactez un employé à temps plein.

Books and repertoire guides / Livres et guides de répertoire

Dees, Pamela Youngdahl. A Guide to Piano Music by Women Composers. 2 vols. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002.
ML102 P5 D44 2002

Fuszek, Rita M. Piano Music in Collections: An Index. Detroit, MI: Information Coordinators, 1982.
REF ML128 P3 F87

Gillespie, John, and Anna Gillespie. A Bibliography of Nineteenth-Century American Piano Music, with Location Sources and Composer Biography-Index. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1984.
REF ML128 P3 G54 1984

Good, Edwin M. Giraffes, Black Dragons, and Other Pianos: A Technological History from Cristofori to the Modern Concert Grand. 2nd ed. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2001.
ML652 G6 2001

Hinson, Maurice. Guide to the Pianist’s Repertoire. 3rd ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c2000.
REF ML128 P3 H5 2000

Kehler, George. The Piano in Concert. 2 vols. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1982.
REF ML42 A357 1982

Maxwell, Grant L. Music for Three or More Pianists: A Historical Survey and Catalogue. Metchuen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1993.
REF ML128 P3 M39 1993

McGraw, Cameron. Piano Duet Repertoire: Music Originally Written for One Piano, Four Hands. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1981.
ML128 P3 M2

Palmieri, Robert, and Margaret W. Palmieri, eds. Piano: An Encyclopedia. 2nd ed. Encyclopedia of Keyboard Instruments. New York: Routledge, 2003.
REF ML102 P5 E53 2003

Palmieri, Robert. Piano Information Guide: An Aid to Research. New York: Garland, 1989.
REF ML128 P3 P34 1989

The Vienna Urtext Guide to Piano Literature. Valley Forge, PA: European American Music Corp., c1995.
ML700 V535 1995

Wolcott, Michiko Ishiyama. Piano, the Instrument: An Annotated Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2001.
REF ML128 P3 W65 2001

Online resources / Ressources en ligne

Oxford Music Online (includes Grove Music Online)

Daniels' Orchestral Music Online

Clavier Companion

Periodicals / Périodiques

ML1 C79

Harpsichord & Fortepiano

International Piano
ML649.8 I584

International Piano Quarterly
ML649.8 I584

ML1 C9153

Piano Today

Call numbers for browsing / Cotes à parcourir

M20-M39 Piano solo / Piano seul
M200-M212 Duets – one piano, 4 hands / Duos – un piano, 4 mains
M214-M215 Duets – 2 pianos, 4 hands / Duos – 2 pianos, 4 mains
M217-M285 Duets – piano and one other instrument / Duos – piano et un autre instrument
M1010-M1011 Piano with orchestra / Piano et orchestre
M1110-M1111 Piano with string orchestra / Piano et orchestre à cordes
ML128 K5 Keyboard bibliography / Bibliographie – instruments à clavier
ML128 P3 Piano bibliography / Bibliographie – piano
ML650-ML747 Piano history / Histoire – piano
MT220-MT255 Piano studies and methods / Étude et enseignement – piano
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