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How to find information in the E. Azalia Hackley Collection, Historic Sheet Music, Detroit Public Library

There are 7 ways to find information in this collection:

  • search for particular words
  • browse sheet music by title
  • browse sheet music by lyrics of the first lines and refrains
  • browse sheet music by composer name
  • browse sheet music by contributor name, including lyricists, illustrators, and performers
  • browse sheet music by subject
  • browse sheet music by date

Search Sheet Music

You can search for particular words that appear in the sheet music record from the "search" page. This can be reached by selecting the Search button. Keyword search will search all available fields, including title, alternative title, composer, lyrics of the first line of text and refrain, contributors such as lyricists, illustrators and performers, publisher, publication date, subject, and description. You may also limit your search to a selected fields by choosing 'title', 'first lines/refrains', 'subjects', 'composers', ' contributors', or 'publishers' from the search drop down box. Go to ' Preferences' on the navigation bar to change your search preferences.

Browse Sheet Music

You can access sheet music by title by selecting the Titles button. This brings up a list of sheet music in alphabetic order.

You can access sheet music by indexed lyrics of the first lines and refrains by selecting the Lyrics button. This brings up an alphabetical list of scores by first lines and refrains.

You can access sheet music by last names of composers by selecting the Composer button. This brings up an alphabetical list of composers by last name.

You can access sheet music by last names of contributors, including lyricists, illustrators, and performers, by selecting the Contributors button. This brings up an alphabetical list of contributors by last name.

You can access sheet music by subject by selecting the Subjects button. This brings up a list of subjects, represented by bookshelves.

You can access sheet music by date by selecting the Dates button. This brings up a list of all the issues, sorted chronologically.

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