This guide is designed to help you find information about, and music for, the organ. Use this as a starting point, or browsing tool. As always, consult our catalog for complete holdings information, and when uncertain, ask at the Reference Desk!
You can recommend purchases of organ-related scores, audio/video recordings, or books. Please notify Music Librarian Jon Sauceda with recommended titles.
Miller Center, 27 Gibbs St. (across the street from Eastman School of Music) 2nd – 4th floors
Phone (Library Office): 585-274-1350
Phone (Reference): 585-274-1320
Phone (Special Collections): 585-274-1335
Phone (Circulation Desk): 585-274-1300
Hours During School Terms
Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
|M6||Collections, mixed (original works and arrangements; more than one composer)|
|M7||General collections (one composer)|
|M9||Suites, Variations, and Cyclical Works|
|M10||Fugues (with or without preludes)|
|M13||Arrangements: separate works|
|M14||Books (accompaniments to collections of psalms and hymns)|
|M14.3-.5||Liturgical music (special seasons and occasions)|
|M14.8||Electronic Organ music|
|M180-181||One or more organs, two or more players|
|M182-186||Organ and one other instrument|
|M300–M304||Trios, organ and two other instruments|
|M400–M404||Quartets, organ and three other instruments|
Concertos and similar pieces
|M1005||Organ with orchestra, full scores|
|M1005.5||Cadenzas for such works|
|M1006||Organ with orchestra, piano reductions|
|M1108||Organ with string orchestra, full scores|
|M1108.5||Cadenzas for such works|
|M1109||Organ with string orchestra, piano reductions|
Studies and methods
|MT182||Systems and methods; Studies and exercises|
|MT185||General works: special techniques|
|MT187||Special techniques: pedal|
|MT189||Special techniques: registration|
|MT190||Special techniques: accompaniment of liturgical music|
|MT193||Teaching pieces; Instructive editions|
Classification Numbers for Books about the Organ
|ML128 .O6||Organ bibliographies|
Construction: general works; by time period; by region or country
Music and playing: general works; by time period; by region or country
To locate repertoire by Black musicians, please see the Library Guide Music From People Of the African Diaspora.
To locate repertoire by women musicians, please see the Library Guide Women In Music.
Don't need an appointment, but have a quick question?
I'm usually around during these office hours:
|Monday||3:00pm - 4:00am|
|Wednesday||3:00pm - 4:00 pm|
You can leave a voicemail at: 585-274-1313
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