Musical ScoreThe University offers a range of specialist and general texts, journals, rare and early printed sources, manuscripts and electronic resources for the study of Music.

Our libraries

The Barber Music Library

The Barber Music Library houses a general and specialist research level collection of texts especially strong in Baroque music, 20th-century English music and 20th-century Italian music. 

The collection includes

  • Collected editions
  • The library subscribes to over 60 periodicals for music and provides access to many rare and historic titles through electronic and paper holdings
  • Extensive microfilm collection
  • Vinyl recordings CDs and DVDs of historic performances

Main Library

We have a general collection of books, etc in Zone 4B of the Main Library.

Subject advisor

For further information on collection holdings or for advice on how to access our Music collections, please contact: