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Music: Music Theory

This guide provides helpful resources for students enrolled in music courses at LaGrange College.

General Music Research

Dr. Turner recommends these books; they will be either on the uipper level available for checkout, or on reserve at the circulation desk (check the library's catalog or ask a librarian if you can't find them).

Welcome Theory Students!

Lewis Library Online Catalog


  • All music books or books related to music are located on the top (3rd) floor of Lewis Library.
  • When searching for books in the Stacks, look for call numbers beginning with the letter M.
  • When searching for books in Reference, look for call numbers beginning with REF M.

Music & Books on Music:

  • M1 - M5000 = Printed Music (including collections, vocal scores, & more)
  • ML1 - ML3930 = Literature on Music (including composer biographies at ML 410 in alphabetical order, music history, & more)
  • MT1 - MT960 = Music Instruction & Study (including music theory, instrument techniques, & more)

Featured Video: "Steve Reich and Music for 18 Musicians"

20th-Century Music Research

More books recommended by Dr. Turner.  If the title of the book is blue, click it to view the online version of that resource:

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