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Musical Theatre

Guide to library resources supporting the study and production of musicals.

Song Indexes & Encylopedias

Online Resources

Finding Scores for Musicals/Songs in the Catalog

Use these links to browse what's available in the UM Libraries' Catalog:

Musicals -- Excerpts -- Vocal scores with piano

Musicals -- Excerpts, Arranged

Musicals -- Vocal scores with piano

Note: You may be prompted to log in with your University ID and Password to view these lists.

Tip: Use the Modify Search button to search for a particular musical, song title, or composer.

You can also use ADVANCED SEARCH to look up scores.

Search Tip:

"Title of Musical or Song" ("Sweeney Todd" or "worst pies in london")


"vocal score*"

Tip: If the show’s title is more than one word long, use “quotation marks” 


Library Fun Fact!

Librettos class with Music, so their Call Numbers will always start with the letter M

Play Scripts are considered Literature and have call numbers that start with the letter P




Libretto Collections