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Percussion Literature & Pedagogy: Home

Guide to finding materials in the CSU Music Library

CSU Music Library Website

The CSU Music Library website provides access to GIL-Find (CSU's online library catalog), GALILEO (Georgia's virtual library), electronic subscriptions to databases and journals, electronic resources via the Internet, and library services and instruction.

Subject Headings

Use the Browse "Subject Search" in GIL-Find to locate materials with these Library of Congress Subject Headings:

  • Names of instruments, e.g., Drum, Marimba, Xylophone
  • Percussion Ensembles
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Percussion instruments -- Catalogs and collections
  • Percussion Instruments -- Construction
  • Percussion Instruments -- Dictionaries
  • Percussion Instruments -- Instruction and study
  • Percussion Instruments -- Methods
  • Percussion Instruments -- Music
  • Percussion Instruments -- Repairing
  • Percussion Instruments -- Study and teaching
  • Percussion music -- Bibliography
  • Percussion music -- Discography
  • Percussion music -- History and criticism
  • Percussion music -- Instruction and study
  • Percussionists
  • Rhythm bands and orchestras

Call numbers

Use these Library of Congress classification numbers to browse the stacks or GIL-Find:

  • M145+ (Scores)
  • M284.P4+ (Scores with piano)
  • M1038+; M1138+ (Scores with orchestra)
  • M1385.P5 (Scores for children)
  • ML102.P4 (Dictionaries)
  • ML128.P23 (Bibliographies)
  • ML156.4.P4 (Discographies)
  • ML1030 -- ML1040 (History and criticism)
  • ML1031 (Construction)
  • MT655 -- MT722 (Instruction and study)