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Music Classification Numbers by Subject

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A

  • A cappella music, see Vocal music -- Sacred -- Unaccompanied; Vocal music -- Secular -- Unaccompanied
  • A. F. of L., see American Federation of Labor
  • Aaronic Order (Hymnals): M2131.A15
  • Abolitionist movement (Vocal music): M1664.A35+
  • Absolute (instrumental) music (Aesthetics): ML3854
  • Accompaniment (Instruction and study): MT68
    • Ballet, gymnastics, etc.: MT950
    • Organ: MT190+
    • Piano: MT236; MT239
  • Accordion
    • Dictionaries: ML102.A2
    • History and criticism: ML990.A4
    • Instruction and study: MT680+
      • for children: MT801.A3
    • Instrumental music: M175.A4
      • Band music: M1362
      • for children: M1385.A4
      • with
        • orchestra: M1039.4.A3; M1139.4.A3
        • piano: M284.A3+
  • Acoustics and physics: ML3805+
  • Action and drill
    • Instruction and study: MT948
    • Vocal music: M1993
  • Adaptations for piano (Instruction and study): MT244
  • Addresses (Speeches)
    • Literature on music: ML55+
  • Adeste fideles: M2079.111
  • Adoro Te: M2079.L114
  • Advent
    • Instrumental music (Organ): M14.4.A4
    • Vocal music
      • Choruses, part-songs, etc.: M2068.A4
      • for children: M2191.A4
      • Propers: M2148.3.A31+
  • Adventist hymnals: M2131.A3
    • see also Seventh-day Adventist hymnals
  • Advertisements (Literature on music): ML45
  • Aeronautics (Vocal music): M1977.A4+
  • Aesthetics: ML3845+
  • Africa
    • Hymnals: M2143
    • Literature on music
      • History and criticism: ML350+; ML3760
      • Instruments and instrumental music: ML544
    • National music: M1830+
  • Afro-American music: M1670+
    • Literature on music
      • Bibliography: ML128.B45
        • Spirituals: ML128.S4
      • History and criticism: ML3556
    • Spirituals: M1670+
  • Agnus Dei: M2079.L12
  • Ala, see Psaltery
  • Albania
    • Literature on music: ML3613
    • National music: M1724+
  • Alboka (History and criticism): ML990.A5
  • Albums, see Collections
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (Vocal music): M1920.A35+
  • Aleatory music, see Chance compositions
  • Algeria (National music): M1838.A4
  • Alhambra, Order of (Vocal music): M1905.A46+
  • All Saints (Vocal music)
    • Choruses, part-songs, etc.: M2068.A5
  • Alleluia (Bibliography): ML128.A45
  • Alma Redemptoris Mater: M2079.L13
  • Almanacs: ML12+
  • Alpenhorn (Instruction and study): MT432
  • Alto horn
    • Instruction and study: MT494
    • Instrumental music
      • with piano: M270.A4+
  • Amaranth, Order of the (Vocal music): M1905.A55+
  • Ambrosian liturgy and ritual: M2154.6.A45
  • Amens: M2079.L14
  • America
    • Literature on music
      • History and criticism: ML198+; ML3549+
      • Instruments and instrumental music: ML475+
    • National music: M1680+
  • America (My country 'tis of thee): M1630.3.A5
  • America the beautiful: M1630.3.A6
  • American Cooperative movement (Vocal music): M1664.A5+
  • American Federation of Labor (Vocal music): M1664.L3+
  • American Independent Party (Vocal music): M1664.A55+
  • American Legion (Vocal music): M1676.A5
    • Auxiliary: M1676.A52
  • American musical publications, see Music printed or copied in manuscript in the United States
  • American Party (Vocal music): M1664.K5+
  • American Revolution, 1775-1783 (Vocal music): M1631
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976 (Vocal music): M1677.4
  • American songs on foreign wars, see Foreign wars, American, songs on
  • Anabaptist hymnals: M2131.A45
  • Anacreontic song, The (Star-spangled banner): M1630.3.S68
  • Analysis of music
    • Bibliography: ML128.A7
    • Instruction and study: MT75
  • Ancient Egyptian Order of Scioto (Vocal music): M1900.M42+
  • Ancient music
    • History and criticism: ML162+
  • Anecdotes (Literature on music): ML65
  • Anglican Church, see Church of England; Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A.
  • Anglican Church of Canada (Liturgy and ritual): M2171.C3
  • Anglican Communion, see Church of England
  • Anglo-American music: M1668.1
    • Literature on music: ML3553
  • Animals (Vocal music): M1977.A6+
  • Anklung (History and criticism): ML1048
  • Anthems, see Choruses; Part-songs
  • Anthony the Great, Saint, see Antonius the Great, Saint Antiphonaries (Roman Catholic liturgy): M2149+
  • Antiphons: M2079.L144
  • Anti-prohibition movement (Vocal music): M1664.P82+
  • Antiques (Vocal music): M1977.A65+
  • Antonius the Great, Saint (Offices): M2149.5.A6
  • Aphorisms: ML66
  • Apollo harp (Instrumental music): M175.A5
  • Apostles creed: M2079.L32
  • Apostolic Christian Church (Hymnals): M2131.A5
  • Appalachian dulcimer
    • History and criticism: ML1015.A6
    • Instruction and study: MT654.A7
      • for children: MT801.A66
    • Instrumental music: M142.A7
  • Appreciation of music, see Music appreciation
  • Arab countries
    • Literature on music
      • History and criticism: ML348+
    • National music: M1828
  • Arab music (Literature on music): ML189
  • Arabia, see Saudi Arabia
  • Arabic music (Literature on music): ML189
  • Archery (Vocal music): M1977.S705+
  • Archiluth, see Archlute
  • Archive of American Folk Song (Music Division, Library of Congress): ML3552
  • Archives, Music, see Music foundations
  • Archlute (Instrumental music): M142.A8
  • Arcileuto, see Archlute
  • Arciliuto, see Archlute
  • Argentina (Literature on music): ML231+
  • Arias, see Songs
  • Armenia
    • Hymnals: M2142.A6
    • Literature on music: ML309.A75
    • National music: M1766.A7+
  • Armenian church (Liturgy and ritual): M2154.6.A76; M2160.2
    • see also Orthodox churches
  • Armistice Day (Vocal music): M1629.3.V4
  • Armonica, see Glass harmonica
  • Arpeggios (Piano)
    • Instruction and study: MT231+
  • Arrangements
    • Instruction and study (Organ): MT191.A8
    • see also individual instruments, mediums or forms
  • Art ballads, see Ballads
  • Ascension (Vocal music)
    • Choruses, part-songs, etc.: M2068.A6
    • Vespers: M2149.5.V52
  • Asia
    • Hymnals: M2143
    • Literature on music
      • History and criticism: ML330+; ML3740+
      • Instruments and instrumental music: ML525+
    • National music: M1795+
  • Asperges me: M2079.L15
  • Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Propers): M2148.3.A88
  • Assyria (Literature on music): ML164
  • Athanasian creed: M2079.L31
  • Atoms (Vocal music): M1977.A8+
  • Atonality: ML3811
    • Instruction and study
      • Composition: MT46
  • Audeharp (Instruction and study): MT634.A85
  • Augustinian liturgy and ritual: M2154.4.A9
  • Aural training, see Ear training
  • Australia
    • Hymnals (Christian): M2143
    • Literature on music
      • History and criticism: ML360+; ML3770
      • Instruments and instrumental music: ML547
    • National music: M1840+
  • Austria
    • Literature on music
      • History and criticism: ML246+; ML3586
      • Instruments and instrumental music: ML491
    • National music: M1702+
    • Students' songs: M1961
  • Autographs, see Manuscripts
  • Autoharp
    • History and criticism: ML1015.A9
    • Instruction and study: MT632+
      • for children: MT801.A85
    • Instrumental music: M175.A8
      • for children: M1385.A8
  • Autohorn (Instrumental music): M110.A88
  • Automobile racing (Vocal music): M1977.S707
  • Autumn, see Fall
  • Ave Maria: M2079.L16
  • Ave maris stella: M2079.L161
  • Ave Regina: M2079.L163
  • Ave verum corpus: M2079.L165
  • Avesta hymnals: M2131.A7
    • see also Mazdaznan hymnals
  • Aviation (Vocal music): M1977.A4+
  • Azione sacre, see Oratorios

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