Subject Headings

Clavichord, Organ, or Harpsichord may be used in place of "Piano" in the headings below

Organ masses
Organ music
Piano music
Piano with
Sonatas piano
Piano music 4 hands
Piano music pianos 2
Violin and piano music (Flute and piano music, etc.)
Piano trios [For piano, violin, violoncello; for other combinations use Trios piano]
Piano quartets [For piano, violin, viola, violoncello; for other combinations use Quartets]
Piano quintets [For piano, 2 violins, viola, violoncello; for other combinations use Quintets piano]
Trios piano
Quartets piano
Quintets piano
Similarly for Sextets, Septets, Octets, Nonets
Concertos piano
Chamber music
Organ builders

Subject Headings for books

Chamber music

Call Numbers

M6 - M19 Solo Organ
M180 - M181 One or more organs, two or more players
M182 - M195 Organ and one other instrument
M300 - M309 Organ and two other instruments
M400 - M409 Organ and three other instruments [for organ and 4,5,6,7, or 8 instruments see M500-M509,.etc.]
M1005 - M1006 Organ concertos [orch. or keyboard acc.]
M1108 - M1109 Organ concertos [string orch. or keyboard acc.]
M20 - M39 Solo piano
M200-M212 Piano, three or more hands
M213 - M216 Two or more pianos
M217- M285 Piano and one other instrument
M310 - M344 Piano and two other instruments
M410 - M449 Piano and three other instruments [for piano nad 4,5,6,7, or 8 instr. See M510-M549, etc.]
M1010 - M1011 Piano concertos [orch. or keyboard acc.]
M1110 - M1101 Piano concertos [string orch. or keyboard acc.]

Selected SFCM Library Resources Piano:

Alink, Gustav A. Piano Competitions. G. Alink, 1993. REF ML12 A55 P5 1993

Axford, Elizabeth C., 1958- Traditional world music influences in contemporary solo piano literature :a selected bibliographic survey and review. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press,1997. ML128.P5 A969 1997

Bedford, Frances. Harpsichord and Clavichord Music of the TwentiethCentury. Berkeley, CA: Fallen Leaf Press, 1993. REFML128.H2 B4 1993

Brendel, Alfred. Alfred Brendel on music : collected essays. Chicago :A Cappella Books, c2001. ML60 .B837 2001

Burge, David. Twentieth-Century Piano Music. New York: Schirmer Books, 1990. ML707.B954 T9 1990

The Cambridge companion to the piano, edited by David Rowland. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998. ML650.C178 R8 1998

Clinkscale, Martha Novak. Makers of the piano, volume 2, 1820-1860. ; drawings by John R. Watson. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999. ML652.C57 M3 1999

Cole, Michael. The pianoforte in the classical era. Oxford [England] :Clarendon Press, 1998. ML655.C689 P5 1998

Encyclopedia of the piano. Edited by Robert Palmieri . New York: Garland, 1996. REF ML102.P5 E56 1996

Gillespie, John, 1921- A bibliography of nineteenth-century American piano music, with location sources and composer biography. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 1984. REF ML128.P5 G47

Good, Edwin M. (Edwin Marshall), 1928- Giraffes, black dragons, and other pianos :a technological history from Cristofori to the modern concert grand . Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2001. ML652.G6 G5 2001

Hinson, Maurice. Guide to the Pianist's Repertoire. 3rd edition. Bloomington, IN: Indiana Univ. Press, 2000. REF ML128.P5 H665 2000

Hinson, Maurice. Music for More Than One Piano: An Annotated Guide. Bloomington, IN: Indiana Univ. Press, 1983. REFML128.P5 H665 M8 1983

Hinson, Maurice. Music for Piano and Orchestra: An Annotated Guide. Enlarged edition. Bloomington, IN: Indiana Univ. Press, 1993. REF ML128.P5 H665 M9 1993

Hinson, Maurice. The pianist's bookshelf ; a practical guide to books, videos, and other resources . Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1998. REF ML128.P5.H665 P58 1998

Hinson, Maurice. Pianist's Guide to Transcriptions, Arrangements, and Paraphrases. Bloomington, IN: Indiana Univ. Press, 1990. REF ML128.P5 H665 P5 1990

Hinson, Maurice. Piano in Chamber Ensemble: An Annotated Guide. Bloomington, IN: Indiana Univ. Press, 1978. REFML128.C4 H6

Maxwell, Grant L.(Grant Lyle),1960- Music for three or more pianists: a historical survey and catalogue. Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press,1993. REF ML128.P5 M465 1993

Parakilas, James. Piano roles : three hundred years of life with the piano. New Haven, [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 1999. ML650 .P37 1999

Pianists on playing : interviews with twelve concert pianists Lanham, Maryland ; London : Scarecrow Press, 2000. ML397.P48 2000

Rowland, David, Dr. Early keyboard instruments : a practical guide Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001. ML549.R8 E4 2001

Rowland, David,1939- A history of pianoforte pedalling . Cambridge [England] New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993. MT227.R883 H6 1993

The Vienna Urtext guide to piano literature / written by the editors of the Vienna Urtext Edition ; compiled and introduced by Maurice Hinson. Valley Forge, Pa. : European American Music Corp., 1995. ML700.V6 H665 1995


Bedford, Frances. Harpsichord and clavichord music of the twentieth century. Berkeley, Calif. : Fallen Leaf Press, 1993.ML128.H2 B4 1993

Bond, Ann. A guide to the harpsichord. Portland, Or. : Amadeus Press, c2001. ML651.B66 G9 2001


Arnold, Corlis Richard. Organ Literature: A Comprehensive Survey. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1973. REFML600.A752 O6

Lukas, Viktor. A guide to organ music : translated by Anne Wyburd. Portland : Amadeus Press, 1986 REF ML600.L954 G9

Spelman, Leslie P. Organ plus : a catalogue of ensemble music for organ and instruments. New York : American Guild of Organists, 1975. REF ML128 .O68s

Periodicals in SFCM Library

International Musician
Medical Problems of Performing Artists
International Piano Quarterly
Performance Practice Review
Piano and Keyboard
Piano Quarterly

Web Sites

American Guild of Organists
The AGO home page has useful information about the organizations, its chapters, regions, and conventions.

International Piano Archives at Maryland
IPAM is a major repository of piano recordings, books, scores, and related materials, including the archival papers of many great keyboard artists. This page contains general information about the collection, as well as a listing of available publications and forthcoming special events.

National Piano Foundation Official website of the National Piano Foundation
A comprehensive guide to everything about pianos.

The Piano Page
The home page of the Piano Technicians Guild includes information about registered technicians, piano services and technical facts, patents, manufacturers, etc.
A site for students, parents, and teachers focussed on children's music education.