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Our music library is one of the best in North America, boasting a collection of over 250,000 volumes and 160,000 recordings. We also provide access to an ever-expanding number of electronic journals and resources.
We are located in one of the world's most vibrant, multicultural, and arts-oriented cities, and situated next door to the Royal Ontario Museum and the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Based on publications and citations, the University of Toronto leads Canadian research universities in Fine Arts/Music. Our faculty members regularly win prestigious performing arts awards and top-ranked competitive research grants.
The Faculty of Music houses a superb recital hall and opera theatre, in addition to state-of-the art music labs, studios, and abundant rehearsal and practice facilities.

Small class sizes, hour-long lessons, and co-curricular opportunities guarantee a quality experience for our students. Our open, tolerant, and supportive environment nurtures creativity and encourages students to achieve their best.


Material in this collection provided by: University of Toronto, Faculty of Music.


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Canadian Sheet Music from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Library.
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Topic: Tonic sol-fa
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Topic: Saxophone -- Methods
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Bibliography: p. [v]-vi
Topic: Music -- Dictionaries
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by Prout, Ebenezer, 1835-1909; Prout, Louis Beethoven
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Topic: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
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by Foucher, Georges
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Topics: Violin -- Construction, Varnish and varnishing
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by Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949; Sophocles; Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929
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Music Library copy 1: gift of the Estate of Robert A. Fenn
Topic: Operas
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Topic: Violin makers
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Topic: Music -- Bio-bibliography
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by Thornsby, Frederick W
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"Organ bibliography": p. 357-358
Topics: Organ, Organists -- Great Britain
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Topic: Musicians -- United States Directories
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Topics: Phonetics, Singing and voice culture, Language, Modern -- Pronunciation
Bibliography: p. [ix]-xi
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Topics: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791, Sonata form
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Pt. 1. Preludes & fugues nos. 1 to 24. -- Pt. 2. Preludes & fugues nos. 25 to 48
Topic: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
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by Thornsby, Frederick W., ed
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"Bibliography of The organ", by J.H. Burn: p. 99-134
Topics: Organ (Musical instrument), Organists
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by Key, Pierre V. R. (Pierre Van Rensselaer), 1872-1945; Zirato, Bruno
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Topic: Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921
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Topics: Keyboard harmony, Harmony, Continuo
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Topics: Feudalism -- Greece Peloponnesus History Sources, Franks -- Greece Peloponnesus History Sources,...
University of Ottawa
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Topics: Songs, Provençal, Ballads, Provençal, Folk songs, Provençal, Lullabies
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by Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949; Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929; Molière, 1622-1673; Kalisch, Alfred, 1863-1933
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Music Library c.1: gift of the Estate of Robert A. Fenn
Topics: Operas, Ariadne (Greek mythology)
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by Chaikovskii, Modest Ilich, 1850-1916; Newmarch, Rosa Harriet Jeaffreson, 1857-1940
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"Chronological list of Tchaikovsky's compositions from 1866-1893": p. 726-749
Topic: Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893
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by Forkel, Johann Nikolaus, 1749-1818; Terry, Charles Sanford, 1864-1936
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Topics: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
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by Hart, George, 1839-1891
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Topics: Violin makers, Violin
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Topics: Music, genealogy
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Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Music -- Bio-bibliography
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by Hutcheson, Ernest, 1871-1951
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Topic: Piano -- Methods
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Organists, English
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Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Music -- Bio-bibliography
Later ed. has title: Music lovers' encyclopedia
Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Music -- Bio-bibliography
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by Goodrich, A. J. (Alfred John), 1847-1920
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Topics: Music -- Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.), Musical analysis
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by Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909
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Topic: Music -- Dictionaries
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Arthur Plettner and Isa McIlwraith
Topics: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Music -- Germany 18th century History and criticism
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Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Dictionaries, Polyglot
University of Ottawa
by Durand, Émile, 1830-1903
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Topic: Harmony
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by Lovelock, William
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Gwen Duchemin
Topics: Harmony, Music theory, Music
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by Wilkinson, Charles W; Hipsher, Edward Ellsworth, 1871-1948
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George A. Smale
Topic: Piano -- Instruction and study
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Topics: Violin, Violin makers
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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Topic: Piano -- Methods
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by Clifford, John H
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A pronouncing dictionary of musical terms--Bibliographical dictionary of musicians
Topics: Music -- Terminology, Music -- Bibliography
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Topics: Sea songs, Sea songs, Folklore of the sea
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by Cole, Samuel W. (Samuel Winkley), 1848-1926; Lewis, Leo Rich, 1865-1945
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Music Library copy 2: Gift of Nicholas Barakett
Topics: Sight-singing, Vocalises
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Topic: Composition (Music)
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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by Sourek, Otakar, 1883-1956
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Translation of Dvorákovy skladby komorní
Topic: Dvorák, Antonín, 1841-1904
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Each volume also has special title-page
Topics: Music, Musicians
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Topic: Music -- Bio-bibliography
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by Schroeder, Carl, 1848-1935; Matthews, John, 1856-
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Topics: Violin, Violin music
University of Ottawa
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Bibliographical footnotes
Topic: Folk songs, French
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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Topic: Correggio, 1489?-1534
Libretto by the composer
Topic: Operas
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Topic: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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"A list of the principal collections of psalmody issued in Scotland from the year 1700 to the present time": p. [313]-337
Topics: Church music -- Scotland, Composers
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by Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944
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Topic: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
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Topics: Musical instruments -- Bibliography, Archaeology -- Bibliography
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Arthur Plettner and Isa McIlwraith
Topics: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Music -- Germany 18th century History and criticism
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Topics: Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921, Singing -- Methods
University of Ottawa
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Topics: Songs, Provençal, Ballads, Provençal, Folk songs, Provençal, Lullabies
University of Ottawa
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Topic: Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
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Topics: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827, Musical form
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by Schindler, Anton, 1795-1864; Moscheles, Ignaz, 1794-1870; Döring, Heinrich
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827
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by Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883; Wesendonk, Mathilde, 1828-1902; Ellis, William Ashton, d. 1919
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Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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by Michigan. University. Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments; Stearns, Frederick, 1831-1907; Stanley, Albert Augustus, 1851-1932
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Bibliography: p. [223]-234
Topics: Musical instruments, Musical instruments -- Bibliography
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by Haweis, H. R. (Hugh Reginald), 1839-1901
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Violin, Violin makers
Doreen Hall
Topic: Tonic sol-fa
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by Hull, A. Eaglefield (Arthur Eaglefield), 1876-1928
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"List of musical compositions": p. 183-195. "Literary works": p. [199]
Topic: Scott, Cyril, 1879-1970
University of Ottawa
by Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899; Ferrier, Paul, 1843-1920 La chauve-souris
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Topic: Operas
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music