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Music: Theory & Composition

A guide to resources for study and research in Music

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Music Theory & Composition

Books related to music theory and composition are at these call numbers:

  • MT 6-  General
  • MT 40-  Composition
  • MT 50  Harmony
  • MT 55  Counterpoint
  • MT 68-  Improvisation
  • MT 70-  Orchestration and instrumentation
  • MT 90-145  Analytical guides
  • MT 170-810  Pedagogy and techniques for instruments
  • ML 1380, MT 723  Computer music

Selected resources:

Dissertations & Theses

Many dissertations are available online. If not online, they can usually be borrowed through interlibrary loan. WMU music theses may be located using the library catalog, or you may browse them at call numbers M9999, ML9999, and MT9999.

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