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Music: Books on music

This guide will help you navigate the library and our resources on music.

Lakeland Library Catalog

OhioLINK Catalog

New books on Music at Lakeland CC Library

Image of book cover:Musical portraits : the composition of identity in contemporary and experimental music
Image of book cover: Undergraduate research in music : a guide for students
Image of book cover: Other planets : the complete works of Karlheinz Stockhausen, 1950-2007
Image of book cover: Vinyl freak : love letters to a dying medium
Book cover: Live Wires : A History of Electronic Music
Image of book cover:Modern MIDI : sequencing and performing using traditional and mobile tools
Image of book cover:Fearless : the making of post-rock
Image of book cover: The Cambridge companion to electronic music
Image of book cover: Acoustic and MIDI orchestration for the contemporary composer : a practical guide to writing and sequencing for the studio orchestra
Image of book cover: Light come shining : the transformations of Bob Dylan
Image of book cover: Zakir Hussain : a life in music
Image of book cover: Modern Recording Techniques
Image of book cover:Experiencing Chopin : a listener's companion
Image of book cover:Live electronic music : composition, performance, study
Image of book cover: George Szell
Image of book cover: Bob Dylan, the essential interviews
Image of book cover: It's just the normal noises : Marcus, Guralnick, No depression, and the mystery of Americana music
Image of book cover: Phil Spector : sound of the Sixties
Image of book cover:  Musical Language of Rock

Oxford Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is a vast and rapidly-expanding online library, providing easy access to thousands of books across the world-renowned scholarly list of Oxford University Press. Spanning subjects across the humanities, social sciences, science, medicine, and law, OSO is an essential research resource for student, scholar, and academic alike, no matter what their subject specialty.

Searching for Books on Music

The Lakeland Catalog lists books held in the Library's collection.

Some tips for searching the Library catalog:

  • Use a Keyword search to find books about a certain topic.
  • Use a Title search to find a specific book when you have the title.
  • Use the Author search to find books written by a certain author.
  • Click the Subjects of useful titles to find books on related subjects.
  • Some relevant music searches include:
  • Browse the library shelves around the call numbers that relate to your topic to find additional materials.

Lakeland Community College is part of a larger library consortium called OhioLink.  If the Lakeland Library doesn't have the book that you want, you can request it for free through OhioLink.  It takes a bit longer to get the book this way, so make sure you have a few days head start.

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