Our sheet music collection contains over 52,000 song title - book title combinations.
(From 800+ book titles and 28000+ song titles entries.)
Remember that song titles often used slang or abbreviated spelling, such as:
In this Index, all searches are run as 'parts of words', so leaving off the last letter(s) can be helpful.
Example: breakin will return both breakin' and breaking.
Many songs are represented in slightly various ways in these books.
We have attempted to present the song titles as each publisher has printed them.
You may want to adjust your search slightly to see if there are variants.
If you are searching for a title, try leaving off leading articles such as "The" or "A".
Some publishers may not have used a particular article in their editions.
It is generally better to leave articles out and let the keyword search match based just the main words.
The fact that there are many very common words in song titles can be problematic.
Because different publishers may have a slightly different title for the same song, focus on those words
that are the most unique in the title. However, if a song title has a very common word as it's focus,
such as "love", you may need to use the other title words also, to reduce the number of irrelevant hits.
You can use our catalog to locate a particular copy of sheet music.
When a list of book titles is displayed to you from this Sheet Music Index, you can click on the book's
title to initiate a catalog search for a copy of that book. A search will be run in our catalog, usually
based on ISBN of the book.
Not all of these books have an ISBN available. If the ISBN is not in this Index, a search was automatically
generated based on book's title. If clicking a title link does not match the title immediately, you might
try searching the catalog directly, using the title (or truncated title) in Browse or Keyword, and limiting format to
Regarding Sheet Music Magazine
Sheet Music Magazine, which occurs often in this Index, does not have older issues within our catalog. To
locate issues of this magazine, please see our Periodical Holdings List or contact a staff person to assist
you in locating the issue you need.
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