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Use this guide to discover information sources about jazz performance and research topics. This evolving guide facilitates access to important resources, and provides samples of the types of materials available to members of the McGill community.

Recording equipment and resources

The Music Library offers loans of audio/video recording and playback equipment to McGill students, faculty, and staff.

Video camerasmicrophonesstandsaudio recording devices as well as Mac laptops with music and video editing software may be reserved by music students and faculty. Please see the Library's audio/video recording and playback equipment page for more information.

Recording resources

In addition to the recording equipment, the Music Library has a number of resources on recording techniques which can help you with your recording project.

Search the library's catalogue using the following subject headings to browse books and resources on jazz composition and arranging:

Below are just a few examples of items available at the library to get you started.

Select books on recording:

Software: music notation, transcription, audio and video editing

Sibelius, Finale, Dorico and Transcribe!

Available in the Music Student Computer Room, on select laptops from our circulating collection, as well as a few computers on the 4th and 5th floors of the Music Library.

See options for free music production software (audio editing, video editing, music notation)

Location and contacts

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Music Library Staff
Elizabeth Wirth Music Building
3rd floor - 527 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1E3
Subjects: Music

Resource key

  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library use
  • Catalogue record

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