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Scores in the Music Library are shelved according to the Library of Congress classification system. Follow these steps to virtually browse our scores:
1) Identify the LC range you want to browse. For example, are you looking for string quartets? Those are shelved in M452.
2) Use the 'Browse' search in UW Libraries Search to browse by call number.
3) In the 'Browse by' pulldown menu, select 'Browse by Library of Congress call numbers.' Enter the LC range you want to browse. Use the arrows in the bottom right to navigate.
Suggestions for searching the UW Libraries catalog (substitute your instrument as needed):
An advanced search for "subject contains"
cello and piano music 21st century
violin music 20th century
viola and piano music 20th century
keyword searches such as
contemporary cello music
20th century viola music
21st century violin music