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Music Research Guide: Piano

A guide to the music resources at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln

Repertoire lists for the piano

Guide to the pianist's repertoire / Maurice Hinson.  3rd ed.

 Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2000 

MUSIC Ref ML128.P3 H5 2000


Concert piano repertoire : a manual of solo literature for artists and performers  

Metuchen, NJ : Scarecrow Press, 1974

MUSIC Ref ML128.P3 F39


A guide to piano music by women composers / Pamela Youngdahl Dees

Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002-

MUSIC Ref ML102.P5 D44 2002

Piano music in collections : an index / Rita M. Fuszek

Detroit, Mich. : Information Coordinators, 1982

MUSIC Ref ML128.P3 F87 1982

Periodicals for the piano

Clavier, v. 1 (1962) - v. 47 (2008)  ML1.C79

Clavier companion, v. 1 (2009)-  ML1.C792

The piano quarterly, no. 34 (1960) -159 (1992)  ML1.P66

Piano & keyboard, no. 160 (1993)-208 (2001)  ML1.P66

Some Library of Congress call numbers for the piano

M - Scores

M20-39--Solo piano music

M198-213--Piano with 3+ Hands

M1010-1011, M1110-1111--Piano with orchestra and string orchestra (includes full scores and solos with piano arrangements)

ML - Music Literature

ML128.P3--Piano music: Bibliography

ML649.8-747--Books about the piano

MT - Instruction and Study

MT220-258--Methods, etudes, etc.

Some Library of Congress subject headings for music for piano

Piano music

Suites (Piano)

Concertos (Piano)

Concertos (Piano with string orchestra)

Piano with orchestra

...and there are lots more.  Do a subject search for "piano" and see the 426 different subject headings that begin with "piano."

Library of Congress subject headings about the piano

Piano music--Bibliography

Piano music--Discography



   ... and lots more.  Search "piano" in Encore and find more than 1000 books, more than 6900 recordings, and more than 18,000 scores.     

Web Resources for the piano

Subject Guide: Music

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