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Music Education

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BF - Psychology

L - Education

ML - Music literature, history, and theory

Juvenile and Young Adult Books, 3rd floor

Scores, 3rd floor

Theses and Dissertations

Dissertations may be useful sources for researching the state of the field and the bibliographies can often provide a wealth of new sources.

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Browsing Music Education

Use these call numbers to browse for books at the Cabell Library:


MT -- Music, Instruction and study

Music Education Search Tips


​You can find music education sources within The VCU Libraries Search box using such Subject terms as:

  • Music -- Instruction and Study 
  • School music -- Instruction and study
  • [Instrument or group] -- Instruction and Study e.g.
    • Guitar -- Instruction and Study
    • Stringed Instruments -- Instruction and Study
  • ​[Instrument] -- Methods
  • Other useful terms:​
    • Juvenile, Adult
    • Primary or Elementary
    • Middle School
    • Secondary or High School
    • Studies, Educational Practices or Strategies
    • Exercises, Games or Activities
    • Testing
    • Training
    • Performing Arts

Music Education Books

E-Book Music Collections