Notes from the Music Library

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Music Library

The Music Library is closed until further notice.

Staff are working remotely: To contact individual staff members, click here, or call 416-978-3734 between 10am and 4pm.
Due dates for all library materials have been extended to July 1. This will be extended further if necessary.
See the links below for more information.
Please check back occasionally for updated information.
We hope to see you in person before too long. Please take care for your own health and that of others.

Welcome to the Music Library

Hours & Location

Faculty of Music Building

Music Library

  80 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto M5S 2C5

Hours: Closed until further notice
 General enquiries 416-978-3734


Highlighted Library Resources



Naxos Music Library: Jazz

Wide Selection of Jazz Music Naxos Music Library Jazz offers a wide range of jazz music, from jazz legends to contemporary jazz.

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Naxos Music Library

Offers streaming access to more than 88,370 CDs with more than 1,287,700 tracks, standard and rare repertoire.

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Discover, the largest online collection of classical music, operas and ballets in the world.

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Faculty Events

Includes events from 2001 - present.

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Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert Hall

Enjoy live concerts in high definition, as well as hundreds of full-length archival recordings, chamber performances, artist interviews, and documentaries.

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Special Collections

Digitized collections from the Music Library. Featured here are the Archives of Kathleen Parlow and Henry Frost. 

Archival boxes

Archival material documents the creative activity of composers and performers associated with the University and the city.

Musical scores for the major ensembles including choral octavos, band and orchestral score & parts and jazz charts.

rare books

The Olnick Rare Book Room contains over 2,600 volumes exemplifying the history of music, music editing, performing, and printing

This collection includes songs, piano pieces and method books in sheet music format, mostly issued 1800-1950, plus single examples of choral octavo. 

Search the library's extensive collection of LPs and 78 rpm records.