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Music in Film

Guide to Call Numbers

Prefixes                                                                                    Subject Ranges

Scores and Books have call numbers beginning with...

M for scores
ML for music literature
MT for instruction and study

Media call numbers at Emory start with...

CD for compact disc
DISC for LP (vinyl) phonodiscs
VCD for Video CDs
DVD for DVDs
BLU-RAY for Blu-Rays

(These numbers follow the Library of Congress Classification System)
M 1527.2 Film Music Scores
ML 102 .M75 Dictionaries of Film Music
ML 410 .A-.Z Biographies of Individual Composers
ML 2075 Film Music History & Criticism
MT 64 .M65 Film Music Instruction & Study
MT 737 Film Music Instruction & Study
PN 1995.9 .M86 Musical Films 

Key Sources


The Routledge Music and Screen Media Series offers edited collections of original essays on music in particular genres of cinema, television, video games, and new media. These edited essay collections are written for an interdisciplinary audience of students and scholars of music and film and media studies.


Google Books
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Internet Text Archive, including Open Library.