Special collections at the Music Library

Try browsing our collection of Rare Books which hosts many early books and scores. 

Our Archival Collections contain material that documents the creative activity of composers and performers associated with the University and the city.

The Sheet Music Collection contains thousands of items in sheet music format, mostly issued 1800-1950.

Our growing digital collections at the Internet Archive (featuring Canadiana) and our own Islandora site offer an online view of our terrific library.

Undergraduate Research Showcase

Application deadline 22 February 2019

Working on a great project ? We want to hear from you! The showcase is designed to promote the work of undergrad students excelling in research activities, and give opportunities to display this work through poster-style presentations to student colleagues, faculty, the university and the larger community.


Welcome to the Music Library

Hours & Location

Faculty of Music Building

Music Library

  80 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto M5S 2C5

Mon-Thurs: 8:30am - 6:45pm
Fri: 8:30am - 5:45pm
Sat: 12pm - 4:45pm
Sun: Closed
*Closed on holidays
 General enquiries 416.978.3734


Highlighted Library Resources

Online Audio Visual

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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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Faculty Events Database

Includes events from 2001 - present.

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

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Special Collections

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

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

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

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

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LP and 78 rpm recordings from the library's collection


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