Cork School of Music

Cork School of Music Library holds an extensive collection of books, journals, music scores, music CDs, records, and other related media, comprising about 24,000 separate items which are available on the CIT online catalogue http://library.cit.ie .

This collection includes books on a wide range of music-related areas associated with music theory and performance. There are about 10,000 sheet music scores for the various instruments and scores for orchestra and opera; over 3,000 textbooks on the analysis and history of music; 5000 CDs, about three quarters of which are classical, the balance being jazz and modern.

CIT CSM Library currently subscribes to many music-related periodicals, in print and electronic formats.

The library also stocks a large quantity of uncatalogued material not yet available to clients. This includes upward of 2,900 vinyl LPs, 900 of the older 78s and a large collection of older sheet music, much of which comprises editions no longer available on the market.

This Library primarily caters for the current students of the B. Mus. Degree course in the Cork School of Music, for post-graduate students, and for many of the 2,500 part-time pupils. Graduates may also avail of the facilities.

Strengths

A wide range of music related materials associated with theory and performance, including books, journals, sheet music, scores, CDs, records and related media, as well as donated collections and materials no longer available on the market.

Physical characteristics

About 10,000 sheet music scores for the various instruments and scores for orchestra and opera; over 3,000 textbooks on the analysis and history of music; 5000 CDs, many vinyl records including 78s. Also a large quantity of uncatalogued material not yet available to clients including upward of 2,900 vinyl LPs, 900 of the older 78s and a large collection of older sheet music.

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Added by Cork Institute of Technology | Last updated on: 20 August 2018